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Fava Bean Soup


An ancient member of the pea family (Europeans and North Africans have been eating them for millennia), fava beans have a nutty taste and buttery texture all their own.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, May 2011


  • 1 1/2 cups chopped white onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 1/2 cups blanched, peeled fava beans
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • Lemon juice


  1. Saute onion in olive oil. Season with salt. Stir in chicken stock. Bring to a simmer. Add fava beans. Simmer until tender. Stir in Parmesan. Puree. Season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

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  • Adam Kovynia
    27 MAR, 2015
    i'm looking forward to making the fava bean soup, it looks delicous, simple and healthy but please use vegetable stock instead of chicken stock, save an animal!