Fava Bean Dip
Foul gellaba, a spicy herb-packed dip that hails from Saudi Arabia, is customarily served for breakfast but can also make an appearance at lunch or dinner.
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.
Our lightened-up version of the Italian classic pasta e fagioli is thin yet flavorful, thanks to the base of homemade vegetable stock and the addition of fresh fava beans and lima beans.
Orzo Risotto with Wild Mushrooms
While the Saudi Arabian rice dish known as saleeg may resemble Italian risotto, it's set apart by the addition of milk, which gives it a rich, creamy texture. Martha's interpretation pairs orzo with dried and fresh mushrooms, fava beans, lots of herbs and spices, and soft-poached eggs.
Fava Bean and Goat Cheese Dip with Radishes
Here's an easy way for fava bean fans to enjoy the ingredient during its short peak season, March to May. At other times, shelled edamame are a worthy stand-in. Radishes make good, crunchy dippers for either version.
Roast Best End of Highgrove Lamb and Fava Beans with Mint and Marjoram
Inspired by French tradition, this rack of lamb is encrusted with a mixture of Dijon mustard, breadcrumbs, parsley, thyme, and rosemary. It's served family style on a bed of minted fava beans.
Braised Baby Artichokes with Fava Beans and Spring Onions
Corn, Fava Bean, and Cucumber Succotash
During the transition from spring to summer, in that very short time when the bounty of both seasons' produce is available, take full advantage with this fresh, flavorful succotash recipe.