Fava Bean Bruschetta


Fava Bean Bruschetta


Quantity Ingredients
2 1/4 pounds unshelled fava beans
1 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
1/4 tsp salt
1 garlic clove, minced
1 French bread baguette, cut into 32 slices
1/2 cup shaved Manchego viejo cheese


Remove beans from pods; discard pods. Cook beans in boiling water 1 minute; rinse with cold water. Drain; remove outer skins from beans. Discard skins.

Place beans in a food processor. Add tarragon and next 4 ingredients (through garlic); process until almost smooth.

Spread about 1 1/2 teaspoons bean mixture over each bread slice. Arrange cheese evenly over bread slices

Serves 16.

Calories 115 (28% from fat), fat 3.6 g, cholesterol 3 mg, carbohydrate16 g, fibre 1.2 g, protein 4.4 g, sodium 288 mg

Source: www.cookinglight.com