Recipe courtesy of Team Purple Reign

Brett Fava Beans

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Inactive: 15 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 6 (1/2 cup) servings
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2 pounds fava beans

3 tablespoons butter

2 medium shallots, minced

2 tablespoons salt

1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup shredded Parmesan


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium heat. Add the fava beans and cook until tender. Drain the beans and let cool, then peel.
  2. Melt the butter in a pan over low heat and cook shallots until translucent. Add the fava beans and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the salt, pepper and Parmesan. Transfer the beans to a serving bowl and serve.