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Pecorino Fava Salad Recipe



6 ounces Pecorino Toscano or Fiore Sardo cheese

1 pound fava beans, removed from their pods

⅓ cup high quality extra virgin olive oil (preferably from Tuscany or Umbria)

Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper as needed

1 loaf bread


  1. Break pecorino into small pieces (about the diameter of a nickel) into a bowl with shelled fava beans.
  2. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil over favas and cheese and season to taste with salt and pepper. Gently toss salad, then divide among plates. Serve with good bread.
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