Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Baccelli e Pecorino: Fava Beans and Pecorino

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 pound/450 g fresh fava beans

12 ounces/400 g Pecorino cheese


  1. Shell the fava beans into a bowl and serve with slices of Pecorino cheese.

Cook’s Note

From the Food Network Test Kitchens: For best results, remove the fava beans from the pods. Blanch the fava beans in boiling salted water for 1 minute. Remove the beans and plunge into cold water; drain and shell.

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