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Strawberry n' Fava Bean Puree
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Gluten-Free and Vegan
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 1259 kcal
Author: Amie Valpone
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 lbs. fava beans, shelled and peeled
  • 1 cup brewed green tea
  • 10 large fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced (see note below)
  • 1/4 cup curly parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 tsp. freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  1. In a large skillet over medium-heat, add oil and garlic; sizzle for 1 minute. Add fava beans and brewed green tea. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low heat until beans are tender, approximately 15 minutes. Remove from heat.

  2. Transfer mixture to a food processor; add remaining ingredients. Pulse until smooth.

  3. Transfer to serving dishes. Serve at room temperature or chilled with crudites, gluten-free crackers and as a spread on sandwiches. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Quick Tip: For an easy way to hull strawberries for this recipe, poke a drinking straw through the stem.

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry n' Fava Bean Puree
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1259 Calories from Fat 513
% Daily Value*
Fat 57g88%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Sodium 283mg12%
Potassium 2000mg57%
Carbohydrates 142g47%
Fiber 38g158%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 53g106%
Vitamin A 734IU15%
Vitamin C 52mg63%
Calcium 265mg27%
Iron 11mg61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.