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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Artichokes Stuffed with Fresh Fava Beans Puree

(Enginar Çanağında Taze Bakladan Fava)

Artichokes Stuffed with Fresh Fava Beans Puree
4 Artichokes - peeled, cleaned (see Artichokes with Rice in Olive Oil)
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion, sliced
1/2 tsp sugar

Fresh Fava Beans Stuffing:
1 cup fresh fava beans, shelled*
1 small onion, sliced
A little water
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp lemon juice

Extra virgin olive oil
Fresh parsley or fresh dill, chopped

Place the artichokes, onion, olive oil, sugar and salt in a medium shallow pan. Cover and cook until the artichokes are tender at low heat. Do not open the lid. Let them cool down.

Meanwhile, cook the stuffing ingredients in a small pot with the lid at low heat. Let it cool down first. Then pour it into the blender and blend until smooth. Then place artichokes on a serving platter. Place the stuffing using a tea spoon or pastry bag on top of the each artichoke. Drizzle some olive oil and garnish with dill. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

* Peel the beans out of the big pods. Peel the outer shells using a small knife.



At 9:39 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi, there is a quicker way to peel the beans. just throw them in salted boiling water for not more than 2 minutes, then back in cold water. peeling the beans is so much easy.
love this recipe!
thank you so much!

At 10:06 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Thank you for the tip SM:)


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