Fava Bean Purée Spread

Fava Bean Purée Spread

A delicacy! Rebecca Taylor was thinking about her love of culturally unique dishes and travel. This Fava Bean Purée with Toasted Simit recipe is such a simple appetizer that brings buttery, earthy and creamy texture to a piece of crusty bread. She used Simit; a Turkish bagel coated in sesame seeds. You can find fresh Fava beans at our stores, they’re at the end of season, but you can find them dried year-round!

2 Cups Fava Beans
1 Yellow Onion
4 Garlic Cloves
Olive Oil
White Pepper
Fresh Dill

Remove fava beans from the pod and quickly blanch in boiling, salted water for about 3 mins. Rest the boiled beans in an ice bath, then peel the outer layer to reveal the tender, bright green fava beans. Sauté a diced onion and chopped garlic on medium heat in oil until fragrant. Add the beans, onions and garlic to a high speed blender and blend until smooth with about 3 tablespoons of olive oil, a few pinches of sugar, a bit of white pepper and salt. It needs to be extremely smooth without any lumps. Pour into a greased square pan and smooth out evenly. Let the purée mixture set overnight in the fridge and serve chilled with fresh dill, nice oil and crusty bread.


For more recipes follow Rebecca Taylor on Instagram






Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published