Good afternoon, friends! Did everyone have a wonderful weekend? Weather has been G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S here in Colorado. I am totally not trying to rub it in anyone’s face. I know that it has been pretty crappy in the east, but I can be excited. Right? I so much rather run in a 65 degree F day with glorious sunshine, than a 5 degree F day with 2 feet of snow. Zach and I have been spent much of the weekend cleaning up our yard. We don’t have our sprinkler system and sod put in yet, and it is a definite must before we list our house for sale. So this weekend has contained a whole lot of digging up trenches. Sound fun? Nope … definitely not fun. Oh well, it gives us a chance to be outside. I can’t argue with that! We’ve kept things really simple this weekend as far as food is concerned, and toasts have been pretty high up there on the breakfast list. Breakfast toasts are my favorite way to eat breakfast. The sky is the limit with breakfast toasts. Sweet, savory, I love them all. The recipe I’m sharing today combines some of my favorite ingredients to enjoy on toast: fava beans being at the top of that list!
Fava beans definitely get shoved aside. I feel bad for food such as these little cuties, so I decided to highlight them today and make a spread from them. What is so great about this fava bean spread, is that you can make it when you are meal prepping at the beginning of the week and refrigerate it for later on. You want it to be chilled anyway, and it is great on toast, English muffins and/or bagels. Throw an egg on top, and you have heaven in a mouthful.
The second best part of these breakfast toasts? Why, the crispy capicola of course! Capicola is another ingredient that gets shoved aside for other more popular deli meats like honey-glazed ham and smoked turkey breast. Capicola has so much flavor, and I’m totally partial to Italian-style deli meats. Crisp these bad boys up in a greased pan, and it’s perfect on breakfast toast adding yet another much-desired crispy element.
I think as Zach and I get closer to our big move, more and more breakfast toast recipes will be gracing the front page of Cooking and Beer. I hope you are ready for it! Pair these breakfast toasts with a pilsner if you’re feeling spunky at 8 am and have a wonderful Sunday everyone!