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Quinoa and Fava Bean Vegan Meatballs

Quinoa and Fava Bean Vegan Meatballs

by The Cook and Him January 16, 2019

These delicious vegan (no-)meatballs from The Cook & Him make an ideal midweek Veganuary supper, combining the satisfyingly earthy flavours of fava beans and quinoa with the deep intensity of our fava bean umami paste.

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Bean and Beetroot Burgers

Bean and Beetroot Burgers

by Claire Thomson July 07, 2018

This recipe for deliciously succulent and juicy vegan bean and beetroot burgers comes from Claire Thomson's The Art of the Larder, one of our favourite cookbooks. While the recipe originally called for canned black beans Claire recommends using any of our canned red haricot beans, whole fava beans or even carlin peas - and either flaked quinoa or naked barley flakes substitute well for the rolled oats.

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Crostini with Fava and Edamame Beans

Crostini with Fava and Edamame Beans

by The Cook and Him January 15, 2018

This recipe from The Cook & Him transforms a simple baguette into these delectable crostini with little more than split fava beans, ricotta, lemon, mint and edamame beans. They're perfect for entertaining - or treat yourself for a weekend lunch.

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Summer Bean Salad with Umami Dressing

Summer Bean Salad with Umami Dressing

by Jenny Chandler August 20, 2017

A summer salad with plenty of ooomph provided by the fabulous depth of the Fava Umami Paste used for the dressing. This is a great dish to prepare ahead; unlike most salads it gets better after a few hours.

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Chestnut and Fava Bean Casserole

Chestnut and Fava Bean Casserole

by Carol Kearns February 11, 2017

Whole Fava Beans have a real affinity with the earthy flavours in this rich casserole that’s the perfect antidote to cold dark winter days. This hearty and warming dish was created by Carol Kearns, our illustrator and author of The Art of Baking blog.

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Fave e Cicoria: Puglian Mashed Fava Beans, Potato and Greens

Fave e Cicoria: Puglian Mashed Fava Beans, Potato and Greens

by Nick Saltmarsh February 11, 2017

This comforting recipe from Puglia in southern Italy combines the earthiness of Split Fava Beans with creamy potato and bitter greens.

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Sage and Onion Fava Bean Bake with Boozy Cranberry Sauce

Sage and Onion Fava Bean Bake with Boozy Cranberry Sauce

by Carol Kearns December 04, 2016 1 Comment

Looking for a delicious but simple vegetarian option to serve for Christmas lunch? This festive recipe fits the bill perfectly! Made with Hodmedod’s British-grown Split Dried Fava Beans, this seasonal recipe comes from Carol Kearns, who does the beautiful illustrations for our packaging and also publishes recipes on her food blog The Art of Baking.

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Squash and Fava Bean Soup

Squash and Fava Bean Soup

by Carol Kearns September 26, 2016 3 Comments

As the temperature drops and the squash harvest comes in, Carol Kearns' squash and fava bean soup is a comforting and seasonal delight.

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Braised Fennel with Whole Fava Beans

Braised Fennel with Whole Fava Beans

by Josiah Meldrum January 10, 2016

This recipe from Vicky Jones, which features in her book Out of the Pod, works wonderfully with our whole fava beans - the earthy meatiness of the beans combining perfectly with the fennel and red wine.

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Moroccan Bessara: a Fava Bean Soup or Dip

Moroccan Bessara: a Fava Bean Soup or Dip

by Josiah Meldrum September 09, 2015 1 Comment

In Morocco Split Dried Fava Beans are used as the main ingredient of bessara, a spiced dish that can be served as a dip much like houmous or as a soup.

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Collected Fava Bean Recipes

Collected Fava Bean Recipes

by Nick Saltmarsh June 17, 2015

We've collected over 100 recipes for fava beans from around the web on our Pinterest Fava Bean Recipes board - have a look, try them out and please do let us know your favourites and suggest more recipes...

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Turkish Bakla: Fava Bean and Dill Purée

Turkish Bakla: Fava Bean and Dill Purée

by Aymen EL Akel June 14, 2015 2 Comments

Hodmedod’s friend Anna Colquhoun, the talented and inspiring culinary anthropologist, has sent us this recipe for Bakla, a traditional split fava bean and dill purée, from her travels in Turkey.

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