Creamy Fava Bean Spread
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 2 handfulls of fava beans
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Plain Low-fat Chobani Yogurt
  • salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
Prepare Fava Beans
  1. Shuck all the pods. Snap off the stem of the bean pod, then find the stringy piece. Pull on the string and it rips the whole pod open.
  2. Boil the beans for about 6-8 minutes. Strain and shock them in an ice bath.
  3. Peel off the outer membrane layer of each bean. Inside is a bright green tender fava bean ready for eating or cooking
Make Spread
  1. Combine the tender fava beans with yogurt. Add yogurt little by little until you get the smoothy consistency you prefer. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  2. Serve over flat bread crackers or toasted crusty bread for a wonderful and healthy appetizer.
Recipe by Cake Student at http://www.cakestudent.com/creamy-fava-bean-spread/