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Organic Fava Beans - 400g

Organic Fava Beans - 400g



Description: Also known as Broad Bean, Fava beans are large, about 1 ¼ inches long, oval shape, thicker at the bottom end. They are light brown, with a dark line where the ridge is split. Fava beans have a creamy texture with a nutty flavour.

Directions: Rinse 1 cup beans. Pour into boiling water and cover. Soak for 6 hours. Drain and discard soaking water. Add 4 cups fresh water to cook beans. Simmer over low heat until tender, about 40-60 minutes.

Uses: Fava beans are common in Middle Eastern, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese cuisine. They are good in soups and stews, as a side dish, in cold salads, or processed into a hummus-like dip.

Storage: Store in a cool, dry location. Shelf life is approximately 2 years.


Calories 340 -
Fat 1.5 g 2%
Saturated 0.3 g 1%
+Trans 0 g %
Cholesterol 0 mg -
Sodium 15 mg 1%
Carbohydrate 58 g 19%
Fibre 25 g 100%
Sugars 6 g -
Protein 26 g -
Vitamin A - 0%
Vitamin C - 2%
Calcium - 10%
Iron - 50%