Fava Beans and Greens

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 215.3
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 50.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 12.3 g

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A very tasty and healthy combination. A very tasty and healthy combination.
Number of Servings: 4


    2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
    1 cup chopped onion
    2 cloves garlic, chopped
    1 19oz can fava beans, drained & rinsed
    1/2 bunch kale, chopped
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    1/4 tsp ground sage
    1/4 tsp ground cumin
    1/4 cup water


Tastes great alongside baked yams.
The addition of mushrooms would probably be tasty.


Saute onion in EVOO over medium heat. Mix in garlic, beans, kale, pepper, sage, cumin and water. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes, or until you like the consistency of the kale.

Serving Size: Makes 4 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VENUSRED.