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Fava Bean and Shishito Pepper Sandwich

Fava Bean and Shishito Pepper Sandwich


  • Fava beans
  • Olive oil
  • Sumac
  • Red onion
  • Mint
  • Shishito peppers
  • Ricotta
  • Sourdough
  • Lemon juice


  1. Toss 1/2 cup fava beans with 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon sumac, and 1/4 cup each red onion and mint. Remove the tops from 10 shishito peppers, then halve them; add to an oiled skillet over high heat and cook until blistered. Spread ricotta liberally over 4 slices grilled sourdough. Top with blistered shishitos and fava bean mixture. Finish with a squeeze of lemon juice, a drizzle of olive oil, and torn mint.


  • Recipe created by Bryan Lee Weaver, executive chef at Butcher & Bee in Nashville


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