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Fava beans

Other names: british: braod bean, Faba: Spain, favabean, horse beans, Fabada beans, English, scotch, field rounded, or windsor bean

Also called horse beans or broad beans. The mature fresh pods are large and green containing several beans about 1" long each. Favas are eaten raw, freshly boiled or dried and cooked like any other dried bean. In some countries young small pods are cooked and eaten whole. Fava beans are easy to grow as a winter crop in parts of the U.S. with mild winters.

Nutrition data provided is for fresh, raw fava beans.
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Substitute for fava beans

Lima beans OR Butterbeans

Equivalents

1lb   =   2 cups dried
20 oz can = 2 cups
1 lb. in pod = 1 to 1 1/2 cups shelled

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#11973)
Serving Size
1 cup (126 grams)
Calories
111
Total Fat
1g
  Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
32mg
Potassium
418mg
Total Carbohydrates
22g
  Dietary Fiber
0g
  Sugars
0g
Protein
10g
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