Fava Bean Crostini

  • 3 1/2 Pounds  fresh fava beans, shelled (4 cups)
  • garlic cloves, smashed
  • 2 Teaspoons  finely chopped thyme
  • 2 Teaspoons  fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Teaspoon  finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 Cup  extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  •   Salt and freshly ground pepper
  •   Twenty-four 1/2-inch-thick slices of Italian bread
  •   Lemon wedges, for serving
Brandon Stokes served the wedding guests this garlicky, bright green fava puree because it is seasonal, because it is delicious—and just as important—because it is beautiful.

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Recipe Details

Serves: 
2

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

5,272 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced, High Fiber Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

264%

Servings:

2
  • Fat 253g 389%
  • Carbs 643g 214%
  • Saturated 38g 189%
  • Fiber 139g 557%
  • Sugars 153g
  • Monounsaturated 165g
  • Polyunsaturated 38g
  • Protein 190g 379%
  • Sodium 4,816mg 201%
  • Calcium 1,172mg 117%
  • Magnesium 724mg 181%
  • Potassium 6,115mg 175%
  • Iron 47mg 263%
  • Zinc 22mg 148%
  • Phosphorus 2,802mg 400%
  • Vitamin A 274µg 30%
  • Vitamin C 70mg 116%
  • Thiamin (B1) 6mg 369%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 7mg 396%
  • Niacin (B3) 67mg 337%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 104%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 3,728µg 932%
  • Vitamin E 52mg 258%
  • Vitamin K 788µg 985%
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