Crostini With Fava Beans and Ricotta Salata

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by susie cooks

I took a cooking class with Tori Ritchie and this is one of her recipes. It is fantastic!! Instead of ricotta salata you can use crumbled feta cheese or a young pecorino. You will not be disappointed!

Top Review by morgangeline

So good! I used a little more ricotta than the recipe called for and a little less olive oil, but otherwise the same, and served this alongside some tomato-artichoke bruscetta. They went really well together. This recipe is definitely a win!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Shell the fava beans and drop them in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain, then pop the inner bean out of its skin.
  2. Gently mix the fava beans, cheese, 2 tablespoons olive oil, thyme and lemon zest in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  3. Brush both sides of the bread slices with oil and broil, turning once, until they are golden.
  4. To serve, top bread slices with fava bean mixture.

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