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Fava Beans with Grilled Pecorino Cheese

Ingredients which are perfect together become ever yummier in this great appetiser recipe

  • ( Scored 5 on 1 reviews )

Georgia J. Bromley:

Fava beans and cheese are a match made in heaven! I usually eat them raw, but this version is a great alternative: I made my pecorino slightly crunchy...

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A classic regional Italian pairing: fava beans and pecorino cheese are the Queen and King of Tuscan spring!

Italians love their fava beans, and late spring is the perfect season for the sweetest, juiciest beans to pair with amazing cheese!

If you have never tried fava beans, pecorino cheese and pear salad, you absolutely must give it a go!

If you are looking for more great vegetarian recipes,  don't hesitate to look at our amazing recipe section, and our wine selection to figure out just what wine is perfect for your next meal.

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10 total time (min)

5 cooking time (min.)


4 ingredients


230 kCal


3 steps to complete the preparation

Ingredients

for 4 servings

Fava Beans with Grilled Pecorino Cheese Ingredients

  • Pecorino cheese 200 grams
  • Fava beans 300 grams
  • Extra-virgin olive oil as needed
  • Salt and Pepper as needed

Perfect Match

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Filippo Bartolotta

Filippo Bartolotta

Garda DOC Spumante Wine
0.75l

Elegant, modern and bright - a very special bottle of bubbles

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Preparation

for 4 servings

Step

1

Of 3

Prepare the Fava Beans

Clean the fava beans, just keep the fruits/seeds.

Season with little salt and plenty evo oil and black pepper and mix well.

Step

2

Of 3

Bake Pecorino Cheese

Cut the pecorino in slices, 0,5 cm thick, and sear on a hot non-stick pan or grill, on both sides.

Step

3

Of 3

Complete the Dish

Put slices on top of the fava bean ‘salad’, serve immediately.

TIP: You can also just enjoy fava beans with fresh pecorino cheese, cut into small cubes.

Perfect Match

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Filippo Bartolotta

Filippo Bartolotta

Garda DOC Spumante Wine
0.75l

Elegant, modern and bright - a very special bottle of bubbles

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Pairing

Garda DOC Spumante Wine
0.75l

Elegant, modern and bright - a very special bottle of bubbles

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0.75l

Elegant, modern and bright - a very special bottle of bubbles

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Reviews

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Georgia J. Bromley Thursday 8th of April 2021

fava and pecorino

Fava beans and cheese are a match made in heaven! I usually eat them raw, but this version is a great alternative: I made my pecorino slightly crunchy, and it was amazing!

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