Roman-Style Baked Fava Beans
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Although this classic side dish is most often made with baby artichokes, fava beans offer a wonderful twist, subtler and sweeter.
cooking spray1 spray(s)
anchovies canned in oil drained2 item(s), minced
minced garlic2 tsp
rosemary2 tsp, minced leaves
crushed red pepper flakes½ tsp
fresh fava beans in pod3 cup(s), (blanched and peeled)*
fresh lemon juice2 tsp
lemon zest2 tsp, finely minced
whole wheat Panko breadcrumbs3 Tbsp
grated Parmesan cheese2 Tbsp
- 1. Position rack in center of the oven; preheat oven to 375°F.
- 2. Spray a medium skillet with cooking spray; set over medium heat. Add anchovies, garlic, rosemary and red pepper flakes. Cook 1 minute, stirring often, until very fragrant.
- 3. Stir in fava beans, lemon juice and lemon zest until well combined. Remove skillet from heat.
- 4. Stir breadcrumbs and cheese in a small bowl. Sprinkle in an even layer over fava bean mixture in the skillet. Spray the top of the dish with cooking spray. Set the skillet in the oven and bake 20 minutes, until the breadcrumbs are brown and crunchy. Serving size: 1/2 cup