Kale with Onions and Fava Beans with Garlic

Favi e cavulo niviru

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sicilian Feasts

By Giovanna Bellia La Marca

Published 2023

  • About

In this recipe the kale and fava beans are cooked separately for each to retain its special texture and flavor, then they are plated together for presentation. Each can also be cooked and served individually.



  • 2 bunches kale
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • ½ cup<


Preparation of kale

Place the kale in a large bowl, fill with cold water, add 2 tablespoons of salt and soak for 30 minutes to loosen any sand or soil that might have adhered to the leaves, then rinse the leaves in clean water twice. Fold the two halves of each