Fava Bean Soup with Lemon Creme Fraiche and Thyme Olive Oil

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March 13, 2017

Recipe by Snixy Kitchen


    Fava Bean Soup

    3 tablespoons unsalted butter

    ½ cup chopped shallot from 1 large or 2 small shallots

    2¼ cups shelled and peeled fava beans from 3.5 lbs fava beans in pods (Or 2¼ cups frozen peeled fave beans)

    ½ cup shelled English peas from ⅓ lb English peas in pods

    ½ lb new potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1-inch pieces (any small firm potatoes will do!)

    3 cups chicken or vegetable broth

    4 sprigs fresh thyme

    ½ cup milk

    ¼ cup cream

    2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese

    1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

    ¼-½ teaspoon salt, to taste

    Thyme Olive Oil

    ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

    4 sprigs fresh thyme

    Lemon Crème Fraîche

    ¼ cup crème fraîche

    4 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice


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