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Artichokes With Fava Beans

Close up on artichokes and fava beans on a plate

Artichokes With Fava Beans

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people


  • 8 Artichokes
  • 450 g Frozen Fava Beans
  • 1 White Onion Chopped
  • 1 Shallot Chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 80 ml Dry White Wine
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Parsley Chopped
  • 1 Vegetable Broth
  • 40-50 mg Breadcrumbs
  • Olive Oil Extra Virgin


  • Clean artichokes by removing the stems and thorns. Place them into a bowl with water and lemon juice.
  • In a small bowl, combine breadcrumbs, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, and chopped parsley.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil in a large pan. Cook onions and shallot until lightly golden.
  • Add garlic cloves and cook for an additional minute.
  • Blend with wine and cook until it evaporates. Remove the pan from the heat.
  • Take one artichoke at a time a fill them with breadcrumbs mixture in between the leaves.
  • Arrange them in the pan with onions and replace them over medium heat.
  • Cover with vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat, and cook covered for 30 minutes.
  • Add fava beans and cook for an additional 20 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy.


Additional tips

  • The sauce needs to be thick and creamy. You can use it also with pasta or as a sauce for serving lamb or veal meat.
  • You can combine finely chopped nuts with breadcrumbs.
  • Add two bay leaves to enrich the flavours.

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