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Broad Bean Soup (Zuppa di Fave)

Makes 6 servings

  • 800gr. fresh broad beans
  • 1 medium onion onion
  • 4 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 4 fresh basil leafs
  • 1 stock of celery
  • salt and pepper (red pepper if you prefer)

In a large pan place 3/4 liter of water the broad beans, add the finely chopped onion, the chopped tomatoes, celery, and salt to taste. Bring to a boil and then cook slowly with the lid on it until the beans are soft and start opening.

Add water as they cook if needed. At this point add freshly ground black pepper and put in the blender.

Serve with home made bread (toasted) and add the basil cut in pieces, garnish with fine olive oil.

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