Fava Bean Toasts

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Fava Bean Toasts
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
Calories:
199
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This protein-rich recipe is a fun take on the traditional English meal of beans on toast.

Make sure to use a hearty bread that can hold up to the beans. A whole grain or seeded variety is best, and also provides added fiber.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie199 kcal(9 %)
Protein11.54 g(12 %)
Fat8.94 g(8 %)
Carbohydrates19.05 g(13 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2.55 g(9 %)
Vitamin A70.48 mg(8,810 %)
Vitamin D0.09 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.04 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.13 mg(12 %)
Niacin2.77 mg(23 %)
Vitamin B₆0.05 mg(4 %)
Folate57.22 μg(19 %)
Pantothenic acid0.14 mg(2 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.21 μg(7 %)
Vitamin C19.12 mg(20 %)
Potassium172.29 mg(4 %)
Calcium230.6 mg(23 %)
Magnesium31.17 mg(10 %)
Iron2.02 mg(13 %)
Zinc0.84 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.59 g
Cholesterol12.07 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2 cups Fava bean (shelled)
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
½ clove garlic (minced)
1 small Baguette (cut into 8 slices)
½ cup Parmesan (shaved)
8 sprigs mint (to garnish)
salt
freshly ground peppers
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Preparation steps

1.
Blanch the fava beans in a large saucepan of salted, boiling water for 2 minutes. Preheat the grill to hot.
2.
Drain well and tip into a bowl. Add the olive oil, garlic, and seasoning, mashing until creamy yet with a little texture.
3.
Toast the slices of baguette under the grill for 1 minute, turning halfway through. Remove and leave to cool slightly before topping with the crushed fava beans.
4.
Garnish with shaved Parmesan, mint leaves, and a little seasoning before serving.