15 Fava Bean Recipes You Need to Try This Spring
It's time to get better acquainted with favas! An ancient member of the pea family, they have a nutty taste and buttery texture all their own. Click through for our favorite recipes featuring favas.
15-Minute Lentil Soup
Need lentil soup for one? We're here for you with this super fast recipe for a "can"-do dinner. It starts with canned lentils and vegetable or chicken broth, that's why it's so fast. You'll add garlic, onion, carrot, and celery just like you would in a big-batch lentil soup. For a healthy, delicious, and easy meal, you can't beat this recipe. Serve with plenty of crusty bread.
Split Pea Soup with Ham
Hearty and comforting, this is a soup you'll enjoy all through fall and winter. Our split pea soup is made with a ham bone for flavor, and leftover ham is added to the soup for serving. Use your blender or immersion blender to purée the soup so it's smooth and delicious—and don't skip the homemade croutons, they're a delightful crunchy accent.
Our vegetarian bean soup is made with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, including carrots, onions, celery, and garlic, canned beans, and canned tomatoes. The hearty dish makes a great dinner and requires just 25 minutes of prep; then, the soup simmers on the stovetop until the vegetables are tender. If you omit the parmesan for serving, this soup is also vegan.
This beloved Italian soup isn't just hearty and healthy -- it's really flexible. Minestrone typically includes lots of leafy greens, other veggies, and beans. Which to choose? You're only limited by the contents of your refrigerator and pantry.
Tortilla Soup with Black Beans
Beans, a good-quality pantry staple, make this meal healthy, delicious, and affordable.