Faves A La Menta (Fava Beans With Mint)
  1. Place olive oil in a pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions and bacon and cook until limp.
  3. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the wine and bring to a boil.
  5. Add one cup of water and return to a boil.
  6. Continue cooking until the liquid is reduced by half.
  7. Add the remaining water and the fava beans and bring to a boil.
  8. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook until the fava beans are tender, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  9. Add the mint leaves and cook for 1 minute. Serve hot or at room temperature.