Sautéed Fava Beans

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Author Notes: Fava beans, also called broad beans, have a tough outer hull that can be a little difficult and time-consuming to remove. Instead, look for frozen favas and save yourself a little time. This recipe was written by the Healthline Editorial Team: Healthline


Serves 4

  • 1 16 ounce bag frozen fav beans, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh oregano, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  1. Heat olive oil in a fry pan over medium heat. Add shallot and a pinch of salt. Cook until shallot is soft and translucent, 3 to 4 minutes. Add fava beans and cook for 2 minutes. Add the oregano and cook until beans are just tender, 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and add lemon juice, tossing to combine. Adjust seasonings with salt and pepper.

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