Fava beans with bacon and tomatoes
Ragu di fave, pancetta e pomodori
This fava beans with bacon, garlic and tomatoes is a classic that can be found in numerous versions all along the Mediterranean coasts.
Dried fava beans can be tiresome in the long run, but when the fresh green fava beans are in season they can turn a simple tomato sauce into a treat. It tastes good in the comfortable, soothing kind of way. In addition, broad beans are traditionally believed to bring luck in the sense that those who have beans will never want for the essentials in life. It is definitely true that once you have eaten this dish, you don’t need more food for the next couple of hours.