baby fava bean crostini

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Author Notes: i've been really enjoying hitting up the greenmarket in union square, nyc. this is something i threw together as an appetizer for dinner a few nights backabuck


Serves 4

  • 1/2 pound baby fava beans, shucked and blanched
  • 1 baguette, sliced thin on the bias
  • parmesan
  • olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic
  1. set your oven for 400F
  2. lay your bread slices out on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil, salt, and pepper
  3. rub a clove of garlic over each slice of bread a couple of times
  4. toast bread until crisp, about 10 minutes
  5. combine fava beans, a handful of grated parmesan, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl. mix
  6. when the bread is ready, top each slice with some of the mixture, serve

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