Fresh Fava Bean Hummus with Radish Salad | PCC Natural Markets

Fresh Fava Bean Hummus with Radish Salad

Yield: 2 cups

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These ingredients are:
vegetarian iconVegetarian corn-free iconCorn-free egg-free iconEgg-free peanut-free iconPeanut-free soy-free iconSoy-free tree nut-free iconTree nut-free

Preparing hummus from fresh, seasonal fava beans gives you a glorious jade green color and a spicy, bright taste. Use a good quality extra virgin olive oil since it really is an important part of the flavor profile.

Ingredients

Radish Salad

Additional garnish

Preparation

Shuck fava beans from the pods. Cook in boiling, salted water for 5 to 6 minutes, until the inside of the bean is tender. Allow to cool for 10 to 15 minutes. Pop the soft inner flesh from beans into a small bowl.

In the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade, combine fava beans, garbanzo beans, garlic, tahini, salt and lemon juice. Pulse a few times. Add olive oil and puree to a smooth paste. (If it is a little dry, add more olive oil.) Adjust seasoning to your taste with more salt or lemon juice.

Serve with warm pita and radish salad and garnish with bright accompaniments.

Radish Salad

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and chill.

Recipe by Lynne Vea, PCC Chef

Source: Demonstrated on KING 5's "Gardening with Ciscoe" show aired on May 23, 2009

More about: cruciferous vegetables, dill, entertaining, fava beans, garbanzo beans, lemons, radishes, summer, tahini

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