Fresh Fava Beans with Pecorino ___

Fresh Fava Beans with Pecorino


For the Salad:

  • 1 pound fresh fava beans, removed from the pods
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 0.5 cup arugula
  • 1 clove garlic, shaved
  • salt & pepper, as desired
  • 0.25 pound pecorino cheese, shaved


Remove the fava beans from the pods.

Bring a pot of water to a boil and add the fava beans. Let them cook for 3 minutes, drain the hot water and rinse the fava beans under cold water.

Remove the skin from all the fava beans and put the fava beans in a salad bowl.

Add the lemon juice, the extra virgin olive oil, the garlic, the arugula and salt & pepper, as desired. Toss well.

Add the pecorino cheese and toss gently. Serve chilled.