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Friday, June 18, 2021
Nobody can resist this delicious Portuguese green fava beans stew with chouriço sausage.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
50 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Green Fava Beans Stew Recipe

Portuguese Green Fava Beans Stew Recipe

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Posted in: Soups / Stews
Wed, Oct 18, 2017, 03:19
5 out of 5 with 88 ratings
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2 lbs of green fava beans3 chouriço sausages2 onions2 garlic cloves1/2 cup of olive oil1/2 cup of white wine1/2 cup of red wine3 tablespoons of tomato paste2 bay leavesSalt (to taste)Sweet paprika (to taste)Ground black pepper (to taste)Parsley (to taste)
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    1. Chop the onion and the garlic and saute in olive oil in a pot with the bay leaves.
    2. Cut the sausages into slices and sauté a little with the garlic and onions in the olive oil.
    3. Add the fava beans, the white wine and the red wine.
    4. Season with salt, pepper and paprika.
    5. Add the tomato paste and water (to taste).
    6. Cook until the fava beans are tender.
    7. Serve with chopped parsley.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: noticiasmagazine.pt


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