Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing well and that life is good. I bought fava beans, but I cheated and bought already podded favas, but I still had the most tedious task to do, blanching and shelling, even though, after a few minutes you get into a rhythm and its like a meditation. I created this recipe yesterday. I have just finished eating some for lunch on a piece of fresh whole wheat bread from Tomar market.
1-3 cloves garlic
1 handful walnuts
4 - 6 tablespoon fresh coriander/cilantro or mint or both
1 teaspoon lemon juice
3-6 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
Shell the fava beans and then blanch them for 2 minutes and peel. They should be a lovely bright green colour. Place them in a food processor with 1 - 3 cloves of garlic, handful walnuts, cilantro and/or mint, the lemon juice, salt and pepper