Sopa De Habas (Fava Bean Soup)

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a Dutch oven, bring 4 cups of water to a boil over high heat; add fava beans, reduce heat to medium low, cover pot, and cook beans until tender, stirring occasionally, about 40 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, make the recado: Combine tomato, garlic, onion, salt and pepper, in a food processor and puree; set aside.
  • In another saucepan, heat oil over medium high heat, add the recado and stir constantly until it thickens, about 5 minutes; add beans, with their cooking liquid, saffron, and cumin.
  • Cook until the beans break down, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
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