By Eddy − On Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 6 years ago in Soup Recipes
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Portuguese Fava Beans Stew Recipe

How to make Portuguese fava beans stew with Portuguese sausage.
How to make Portuguese fava beans stew with Portuguese sausage.
Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 45 min
Ready In1 h
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8

Ingredients

5 tablespoons olive oil3 large onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons red pepper flakes1/4 cup tomato sauce 2 cups hot water 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsleySalt to taste1/2 teaspoon black pepper2 teaspoons paprika 2 (19 ounce) cans fava beans1 Portuguese sausage (chourico) sliced
5 tablespoons olive oil3 large onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons red pepper flakes1/4 cup tomato sauce 2 cups hot water 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsleySalt to taste1/2 teaspoon black pepper2 teaspoons paprika 2 (19 ounce) cans fava beans1 Portuguese sausage (chourico) sliced
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Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Saute onion and garlic until golden brown.
  3. Stir in red pepper flakes, tomato sauce, hot water, parsley, salt, pepper, paprika and sausage, let it cook/boil for 10 to 15 minutes, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Gently stir in fava beans.
  5. Remove from heat and let stand for several minutes to allow flavors to meld.
Photo Credit: Henry Krauzyk, choponionsboilwater.com

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Isabel
Isabel
It seems like a lot of red pepper flakes .. 2 tablespoons? And 3 large onions ? For 2 cans of beans ?
1 month ago, Thursday, August 4, 2022
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Eddy
This stew is usually spicy, but you can adjust everything to taste.
1 month ago, Thursday, August 4, 2022
s pereira
s pereira
you did not say if you should drain the fava beans just because we never did
2 months ago, Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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Eddy
We never do, using the liquid from the canned favas adds more flavor.
2 months ago, Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Maria Currie
Maria Currie
Tried this recipe for first time! Loved it, almost like mom's!!!!. Will add it to my recipe book
9 months ago, Friday, December 31, 2021
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