Fava Beans, Extra Large - 1.5 lbs


The Fava Bean (Vica Faba) is a flat, oval bean that comes in an inedible large pod, the Fava is about 3/4 to 1 inch in length. The Fava has an assertive, almost bitter earthy flavor and granular texture. The Fava can also be referred to as a faba, broad, horse, English, scotch, field rounded, or windsor bean. The Fava was once the only bean known to Europeans until the discovery of the new world. The Fava pedigree goes back to ancient Egypt as a staple in the diet of the pyramid builders, cultivation can be traced back to the bronze age in Switzerland and the iron age in Great Britain.

Suggested Use:
This tough skinned bean is often served as a puree or on its own. Puree cooked Fava Beans and mix with spices, onions and garlic or dill and thyme. Favas can also be roasted and eaten as a snack, a common cooking method in east Asia.

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  • Model: B06AJ
  • Shipping Weight: 2lbs
  • 14 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: D'allasandro

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 04 April, 2008.

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