Small Fava Bean are a tiny round, small brownish-green bean, staple of the Egyptian & Eastern Mediterranean diet. Peeled & split Fava beans has its outer skin removed, and have a creamy pale yellow color.
When cooked has a rich texture and sweet, mellow flavor. Peeled fava beans are good in soups, dips, salads, pastas and stews. Also ground to make Falafel balls and roasted to make snacks.
Basic preparation: Wash, rise & soak overnight. Add 4 Cups of water / Cup of Bean, bring to boil.Reduce heat and simmer covered for 30-40 minutes or until tender (add more water as needed). Whisk lightly, remove the floating foam. Flavor with butter or oil, salt to taste and any seasoning if desired. Cook uncovered over low heat until desired consistency.
Yield: 3 cups of cooked beans / Cup of dry beans