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
  • 3 1/2 pounds fresh fava beans, shelled (4 cups)
  • 2 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
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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 506g 778%
  • Carbs 1,287g 429%
  • Saturated 76g 379%
  • Fiber 278g 1,113%
  • Sugars 305g
  • Monounsaturated 330g
  • Polyunsaturated 76g
  • Protein 379g 759%
  • Sodium 9,633mg 401%
  • Calcium 2,345mg 234%
  • Magnesium 1,447mg 362%
  • Potassium 12,229mg 349%
  • Iron 95mg 527%
  • Zinc 44mg 296%
  • Phosphorus 5,603mg 800%
  • Vitamin A 548µg 61%
  • Vitamin C 139mg 232%
  • Thiamin (B1) 11mg 738%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 13mg 791%
  • Niacin (B3) 135mg 673%
  • Vitamin B6 4mg 208%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 7,456µg 1,864%
  • Vitamin E 103mg 515%
  • Vitamin K 1,577µg 1,971%
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