Sopa de Haba (Mexican Fava Bean Soup): The secret to this springtime soup is a flavorful aromatic base—called a recado—that is puréed and reduced before the beans go into the pot.
Mediterranean Fava Bean and Vegetable Soup NYT Cooking: When I am planning a Passover menu I look to the Sephardic traditions of the Mediterranean. The Sephardim were the Jews of the Iberian Peninsula
Spiced Fava Bean Soup w/ Rice & Tomato. Preparing this fava bean soup on the weekend means lunch is ready to grab and go on your way out the door Monday morning.
Fava Bean Stew with Garlic, Thyme, and Bay Leaves by Saveur. This Cypriot country dish is commonly served with fresh bread as an accompaniment to meze.
Parmesan baked fava bean chips - an easy, healthier alternative to your usual bag of crisps!
NYT Cooking: Harira, a savory Moroccan soup made with dried legumes — lentil, chickpeas, fava beans — is traditionally cooked with lamb or lamb broth, but this version is vegetarian.
Moroccan Fava Bean and Vegetable Soup Sephardic Dishes for the Passover Table
Also known as broad beans, fava beans are native to North Africa and parts of Asia. If you cook the dried bean, you have to remove the outer shell before eating them (so don’t feel guilty about buying canned!
Dried fava beans, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil are used to make a tangy Moroccan dip called bessara. Hummus lovers will like this!
Bagula (Garlic and Dill Fava Bean Salad) by Saveur. Cumin and lemon bring a smoky and tart savoriness to this classic Egyptian bean dish from Aladdin's Castle Café in Portland, Oregon.
Wondering what to do with dried or fresh fava beans while they're in season? This list of popular Moroccan fava bean recipes will get you started.