Portuguese Favas

Portuguese Favas Recipe

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Lou Ann Marques

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@Lilylou

This recipe was given to my sister by a Portuguese friend. It is a little different than my Mom's but it sounds delicious.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    dry brown favas - soak over night
  • 1 large
    onion, cut in half
  • 2 clove
    garlic chopped
  • ·
    water, to cover fava beans
  • 4-5 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    red crushed pepper (liquid type in jar)
  • 1/2 c
    dry red wine
  • 1/2-1 c
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    paprika or to taste
  • 1-2 c
    reserved water from cooking beans

How to Make Portuguese Favas

Step-by-Step

  1. Nick each bean with a knife. Put first four ingredients in a pot with a lid. Bring to boil, and simmer covered until tender for about 1 hour. When tender, drain reserving 1-2 cups of the cooking liquid.
  2. In a pan, saute chopped onions and garlic until onion are tender. Add remaing ingredients along with the cooked favas. Continue cooking for another 30-45 minutes.

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About Portuguese Favas

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




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