Portuguese Favas

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Sydney Mike

This recipe came from an online site for recipes from Portugal.

Top Review by silvercityranch

I thought this recipe was very tasty. I of course added 1 more glove of garlic as we love garlic in our household. I think next time I might try adding a can of diced tomatoes along with the tomato sauce and a tablespoon of sugar to have a sweet a savory dish. Thank you for the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat, then add onion & garlic & saute until golden brown.
  2. Add red pepper flakes, tomato sauce, hot water, parsley, salt, pepper & paprika & bring to a boil. Reduce heat & simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Gently stir in fava beans, then remove from heat & let stand several minutes to allow flavors to meld before serving.

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