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    Fava Bean Stew

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 20 mins

    25 mins

    55 mins

    M&Mers's Note:

    I've also made this stew with lima beans and it was just as delicious! I challenge you meat-and-potatoes people to try this different stew...I guarantee you'll become legume-lovers!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Remove beans from pods to make 4 cups.
    2. 2
      Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water (1 inch above level of beans).
    3. 3
      Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 40-50 minutes or until tender.
    4. 4
      Drain and set aside.
    5. 5
      Remove casing from sausage.
    6. 6
      In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat.
    7. 7
      Cook sausage, breaking up with a spoon, until no longer pink.
    8. 8
      Drain off fat.
    9. 9
      Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring often, for about 5 minutes or until softened.
    10. 10
      Add fava beans, tomatoes, pepper and half each of the basil and oregano.
    11. 11
      Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, stirring often, for about 15 minutes or until stew has thickened and beans are tender.
    12. 12
      Stir in remaining basil and oregano.
    13. 13
      Serve sprinkled with Feta cheese.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 08, 2007

      45

      I improvised something similar to this when I had canned fava beans and portuguese sausage (that's what the local chain grocery called it) to use up. This looks quite a bit better.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fava Bean Stew

    Serving Size: 1 (434 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 526.3
     
    Calories from Fat 332
    63%
    Total Fat 36.9 g
    56%
    Saturated Fat 12.8 g
    64%
    Cholesterol 73.0 mg
    24%
    Sodium 1489.1 mg
    62%
    Total Carbohydrate 23.6 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
    17%
    Sugars 10.5 g
    42%
    Protein 26.1 g
    52%

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    fava bean pods

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