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Grilled Fava Beans

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 2 min
  • 15 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted from101 Cookbooks

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh fava beans, still in pods
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • a pinch of sea salt

Directions

1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. 2. In large bowl mix fava bean pods with olive oil and salt. 3. Arrange fava beans in a single layer on the grill. 4. Grill 4-5 minutes. or until blistered on one side, then flip and grill 3-4 more minutes. 5. Fava beans should be smooth and creamy when popped out of their pods - not undercooked. 6. Season with more salt, red pepper flakes or lemon zest if desired. Eat by tearing open pods; pinch the skin until fava bean slides out.

Notes

Check out our favorite tips for grilling here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/26/barbecue-basics/

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