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Fava Beans With Leeks & Mushrooms

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“I love Fava beans (also known as Broad Beans or Butter Beans). They are a bit of a workup but well worth it. To prepare the beans pop the pods and remove the beans - they will have a whitish skin on them. Bring a pot of water to a boil & put the beans in, boil for only a minute or two, drain. Place under cold water. Remove the white skin and the beans are ready to use. Use them now or pop them into your freezer”
READY IN:
18mins
SERVES:
2
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Heat the butter (margarine) in a skillet.medium heat.
  2. Add the leeks, mushrooms, chili flakes and garlic.
  3. Saute for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the fava beans and water.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Stir once or twice.

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