David Forbes’ Fava Bean, Prosciutto and Brussels Sprouts Salad

David Forbes’ Fava Bean, Prosciutto and Brussels Sprouts Salad

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 5 min
  • Makes 4 appetizers

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Ingredients

    • 500 ml (2 cups) Brussels sprouts, broken into leaves
    • 250 ml (1 cup) fresh shelled fava beans (see note)
    • 12 slices prosciutto
    • 30 ml (2 tbsp) homemade or store-bought pesto
    • 15 ml (1 tbsp) lemon juice
    • 250 ml (1 cup) shaved Tomme cheese
    • 125 ml (½ cup) chopped toasted pecans
    • Salt and pepper

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

You can find the fresh beans (fava beans) frozen, peeled or unpeeled, in gourmet or Middle Eastern grocery stores. They are also sold canned, but the texture is less interesting. If you can not find fava beans, you can substitute soybeans (edamame).

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