How to Cook Tasty Fava Beans, Avocado and Tomatoes in Basil Sauce

Fava Beans, Avocado and Tomatoes in Basil Sauce.

Fava Beans, Avocado and Tomatoes in Basil Sauce

You can have Fava Beans, Avocado and Tomatoes in Basil Sauce using 14 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Fava Beans, Avocado and Tomatoes in Basil Sauce

  1. Prepare 5 of pods Fava beans.
  2. Prepare 1/2 of Avocado.
  3. Prepare 6 of Cherry tomatoes, medium sweet tomatoes, or other tomatoes.
  4. Prepare 1 pinch of Salt and pepper.
  5. Prepare 1/2 tsp of Lemon juice.
  6. Prepare 3 tsp of Basil pesto.
  7. Prepare 1 of ☆ Tabasco or mayonnaise (optional).
  8. You need of Basil Pesto.
  9. You need 30 grams of Basil.
  10. You need 1 clove of Garlic.
  11. It’s 1/4 tsp of or more ★ Salt.
  12. It’s 60 ml of ★ Extra virgin olive oil.
  13. Prepare 30 grams of ★ Pine nuts, cashew nuts and walnuts.
  14. You need 20 grams of ★ Parmigiano Reggiano.

Fava Beans, Avocado and Tomatoes in Basil Sauce step by step

  1. ■ Make the basil pesto. Put the basil and garlic in a food processor and process until combined. Add the ★ ingredients and process until it becomes a smooth sauce..
  2. Cook the fava beans by boiling in a plenty of salted water, or by microwaving them. * I'll explain how to microwave them in Steps 3-5..
  3. Using your hands, make a small opening in middle of the seam of each of the fava beans. *Be sure to do this, or the beans inside will explode in the microwave..
  4. Line up the fava beans in a circle on the edge of the microwave turntable. (See photo.).
  5. Microwave for 2 minutes 30 seconds at 600 W. * Adjust the cooking time according to your microwave and the size of the beans..
  6. Cut the avocado and tomatoes into bite-sized pieces and put them in a bowl with the cooked fava beans..
  7. You can peel the thin skins on the fava beans, or leave them on, according to your preference. * This time I just peeled the bigger, harder beans..
  8. Add salt, pepper and lemon juice to the bowl in Step 6 and lightly mix. Add 2-3 teaspoons of the ■ basil pesto made in Step 1, and it's done..
  9. ◆ Add a bit of tabasco or mayonnaise, if you like. Yellow cherry tomatoes make it even more colorful. ◆.
  10. ◆ I recommend using good quality salt for the ■ basil pesto. Put the leftovers in a ziplock freezer bag and store in the freezer ◆.
How to Cook Tasty Fava Beans, Avocado and Tomatoes in Basil Sauce

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