Rating: Unrated
0 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

The tasty combination of mashed fava beans with avocado and pecorino is served on a crusty baguette.

Martha Stewart Living, July/August 2000


Recipe Summary test

Makes 3 six-inch sandwiches


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Fill a large bowl with ice and water, and set aside. Bring a medium saucepot of water to a boil over high heat. Add 2 teaspoons salt and the favas; cook until bright green, about 3 minutes. Transfer to ice bath to cool. Squeeze favas from skins; discard skins.

  • Combine favas, 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl, and mash with a fork to combine.

  • Slice baguette lengthwise, and spread one side with fava mixture.

  • Layer with the avocado, pecorino, and mache; drizzle with remaining teaspoon olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Top with remaining bread. Slice into three six-inch sandwiches.