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Spring is the season for fresh fava beans -- tan flat beans that resemble limas, though not as starchy. Pino Luongo, of Coco Pazzo in NYC, tosses favas with baby greens and fresh Pecorino cheese.

Martha Stewart Living Television, May 2000, Martha Stewart Living Television, Martha Stewart Living Television, Episode 7351


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  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Prepare an ice-water bath. Add favas to boiling water, and blanch 1 minute. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to ice bath to stop cooking; drain. Peel and discard tough skins; set aside.

  • In a small bowl, combine shallots, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Slowly whisk in olive oil until emulsified.

  • Arrange lettuce and watercress on a platter. Top with fava beans. Drizzle with vinaigrette, and sprinkle with cheese.


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Good and easy. I halved it because it makes lots. Didn't add watercress and turned out good