Fava Beans with Red Onion and Mint (Fave con Cipolla Rossa e Menta )
- Fine sea salt
- 3 cups peeled shelled fresh fava beans (2 1/2 pounds in pod)
- 7 teaspoons olive oil
- Generous handful of mint (about ½ cup)
- 2 medium red onions
Cook fava beans with 1 teaspoon oil in boiling unsalted water until tender, 6 to 8 minutes, then drain. Cook onions in remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a medium skillet over medium heat, stirring, until just crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Add beans and cook until just heated through, then season wi...