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Cold puree of fava bean soup with cherry tomato and basil relish

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4

For the fava bean soup:

700 g dried fava beans, soaked in filtered water for 12 hours, drained then rinsed under cold running water

1 small shallot, peeled and chopped

3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

whole sea salt, just enough to taste


For the cherry tomato and basil relish:

2 handfuls cherry tomatoes, cleaned and cut into halves or quarters

extra virgin olive oil, to taste (and some more, to serve)

whole salt, just enough to taste

a large handful of fresh basil, cleaned and chopped

Preparation

  • Cook the fava beans until very tender (use 2 parts water to 1 part beans).
  • In a pot, sauté the shallot in the olive oil, then add it to the soup.
  • Season with salt and process with a blender until smooth.
  • Let cool at room temperature then refrigerate.
  • Place the cherry tomatoes in a salad bowl, add the olive oil, salt and basil and toss. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • When the soup is cold and ready to be served, divide it among individual bowls then top with some extra olive oil and the cherry tomato and basil relish.
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