Fava Shoots 112g ~ Microgreens Most people know about fava beans, but did you know the greens are also edible? Tender and succulent, they are a lovely way to enjoy fava flavor without the laborious process of preparing the beans .Fava Shoots are sweet with a slightly buttery, earthy flavor. They really do taste remarkably like the beans and can be eaten raw or cooked. In a salad or pesto, they provide a nice burst of spring grassiness. Wilted or sautéed like spinach, they can be used in pasta dishes, piled on top of toast, or cooked into a quiche.