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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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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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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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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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Parsnip and Fava Soup with Cheese and Oat Scones

Parsnip and Fava Soup with Cheese and Oat Scones

by Nick Saltmarsh April 12, 2015

A quick and delicious lunchtime soup, pairing the sweetness of parsnips with earthy Split Fava Beans.

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Egyptian Falafels or Ta’amia - made with Split Fava Beans

Egyptian Falafels (or Ta’amia) - made with Split Fava Beans

by Nick Saltmarsh April 06, 2015 9 Comments

Surprisingly easy to cook from scratch, this traditional Egyptian dish, made with Split Fava Beans, is delicious as a snack or meze.

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Ful Nabed - or Very Quick Fava Bean

Ful Nabed - or Very Quick Fava Bean "Hummus"

by Nick Saltmarsh April 06, 2015 6 Comments

It's not strictly hummus - which literally means chickpeas - but this quick, easy and delicious ful nabed dip makes a great alternative. Made with Split Fava Beans with no need to soak, it can be cooked from scratch in 30 to 40 minutes. Best served warm!

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Sicilian Maccu: Whole Fava Bean Soup

Sicilian Maccu: Whole Fava Bean Soup

by Nick Saltmarsh March 19, 2013 2 Comments

This rich whole fava bean soup is said to have been eaten in almost every Sicilian home since Roman times. It's delicious as a soup but can also be left to set and cut into slices and fried.

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