Fava Beans Pesto

Enjoy the flavors of fava beans in your pasta or over toasted bread with this easy recipe.

  • 2 pounds of fresh fava beans
  • 6 large basil leaf (or 12 small)
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 2 garlics
  • 1/2 cup parmigiano reggiano
  • 1/4 cup of pinenuts

After getting the beans out of their pods, bring a medium pot of water to boil. Add the fava beans and blanch them for 1 minute. Peel away the outer skin and discard.

Put the remaining soft bean in a food processor with the rest of the ingredient.

Serve with pasta or over toasted bread.


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