Fava Bean, Cucumber, Goat Cheese Toast


Yield: 4 People


Work: 30 Minutes


Total: 30 Minutes


How to

  • Gather Ingredients and Tools, then prep Ingredients as indicated.

  • In a Bowl, add Cucumbers, sprinkle with 2 tsp Salt and mix. Then add vinegar and let sit for 5 minutes.

  • Fill small Pot with water and bring to a boil, then fill a separate bowl with ice and water and set aside.

  • Add Fava Beans to boiling water and cook for 1 minute, then with slotted spoon remove Fava Beans and place in ice bath to stop carry-over cooking.

  • Place half the Fava Beans in a bowl and mash with a fork. Then add Goat Cheese and 1 tsp Salt and mix to incorporate.

  • Spread Fava Goat Cheese Mixture on Toast, then top with Cucumbers and chopped Herbs.


  • Try adding Mint to the Cucumbers/Vinegar and Basil to the Fava mixture, or both to the Fava mixture.

  • Try adding a Poached Egg on top of the Toast.


  • 2 Cups Fava Beans, shelled

  • 2 Small Cucumbers, sliced into ⅛” rings (use Knife or Box Grater Slicer)

  • ¼ Cup Goat Cheese

  • 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar

  • 3 Sprigs Mint, rough chop

  • Small Handful of Basil, rough chop

  • 4 Slices Bread, toasted or grilled

  • 4 tsp Salt


  • Knife

  • Cutting Board

  • Bowl x 3

  • Measuring Cup

  • Measuring Spoons

  • Pot

  • Slotted Spoon

  • Spoon

  • Box Grater

  • Toaster/Grill

  • Airtight Container


  • Store Fava Mixture and Cucumbers Separately in Airtight Containers in the Fridge for 4 days.

Questions about this recipe? Ask Chef Pierson!