Roasted Garlic Fava Bean Sauce


8 cups home-made chicken stock (or 2qt canned)
1 garlic head (roasted), cloves squeezed into a bowl
2 tablespoons cold butter cut into tablespoons,
1 tablespoons freshly-squeezed lemon juice
Salt to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
1/2 to 1 cup cooked fava beans


1. Place stock and roasted garlic in a medium saucepan and reduce to 3 cups. Strain into a clean saucepan and bring to a simmer.

2. Whisk in the butter and lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the fava beans (from 1/2 to 1 cup, depending on desired consistency) and cook for 1 minute.

3. Serve with roasted chicken or other meat, or over rice or polenta.

Source: adapted from recipe by Bobby Flay