Fava Bean Dip

Easy
Prep 30m
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This dish does take significant prep time, but it’s definitely worth it! It’s a delicious, creamy dip and the basil adds a beautiful flavor. Pick up the fava beans at the farmers market if you can. The freshness really shines through.

INGREDIENTS

2 cups shelled fava beans (approximately 2 lbs in pods)
5 Tbsp Salute Sante! Basil Grapeseed Oil
1 handful fresh basil leaves
2 cloves garlic
4 Tbsp water
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper

RECIPE NOTES

2 lbs of fava bean pods will yield just over 2 cups of shelled fava beans.

DIRECTIONS

1. Shell the outer husk off the fava beans.
2. Steam or blanch the beans until the inner shell comes loose, about 10 minutes.
3. Remove the shells from the inner bean by pinching the ends of the pod.
4. Blend the fava beans with all other ingredients in blender until creamy.
5. If the dip is too thick, add more water until the desired consistency is reached.

NUTRITION FACTS

vegetarian, gluten_free, lactose_free

PRODUCTS IN THIS RECIPE

Basil Grapeseed Oil 200ml bottle
$12
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