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    Kitchen Dictionary: fava bean

    Pronounced: FAH-vuh

    A tan flat bean which looks like an overgrown lima bean. The large pod is inedible, unless very young. Habas are dried fava beans with the skins removed.

    plural: fava beans

    Ingredient

    Season: available year-round

    How to select: Available dried, canned or fresh. Choose fresh fava beans that are not bulding with beans.

    How to prepare: Blanch them first to remove the tough, inedible outer shell.

    Matches well with: bacon, butter, cilantro, cream, garlic, ham, leeks, lemon, mushrooms, olive oil, parsley, Pecorino cheese, rosemary, sage, salt, savory, spinach, thyme, vinaigrette

    Substitutions: fava beans = baby lima beans = soybeans

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    Nutrition Facts

    Calculated for 1 cup
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 181
    Calories from Fat 5 (2%)
    Total Fat 0.6g 0%
    Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
    Trans Fat 0.0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 1159mg 48%
    Potassium 619mg 17%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.8g 10%
    Dietary Fiber 9.5g 37%
    Sugars 9.5g
    Protein 14.0g 28%

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