Broad bean soup (Zuppa di Fave)

In a large pan place 3/4 liter of water the broad beans , add the finely chopped onion ,the chopped tomatoes,celery and salt to taste. Bring to a boil and then cook slowly with the lid on it until the beans are soft and start opening ,add water as they cook if needed . At this point add freshly ground black pepper and put in the blender.
Serve with home made bread (toasted) and add the basil cut in pieces,garnish with fine olive oil .

Broad bean soup ,Zuppa di Fave,

Makes 6 servings
800gr. fresh broad beans
1 medium onion onion
4 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
2 tomatoes chopped
4 fresh basil leafs
1 stock of celery
salt and pepper (red pepper if you prefer)