By Eddy − On Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 8 years ago in Soup Recipes
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Portuguese Fava Beans Stew Recipe

Portuguese Fava Beans Stew Recipe

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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Rose McGuire
Rose McGuire
I'm having one heck of a time finding Fava beans. Can you tell me where you purchase them?
1 year ago, Friday, February 24, 2023
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Eddy
Rose, it might be a little hard depending on where you live, try lima beans, those might be easier to find.
1 year ago, Friday, February 24, 2023
Michael Whitmore
Michael Whitmore
I’ve ordered fava beans from Walmart. Or you can get them Goya company
8 months ago, Monday, June 5, 2023
Lucile Sarmento
Lucile Sarmento
I ordered mine from Amazon.
5 months ago, Thursday, September 7, 2023
Isabel
Isabel
It seems like a lot of red pepper flakes .. 2 tablespoons? And 3 large onions ? For 2 cans of beans ?
1 year ago, Thursday, August 4, 2022
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Eddy
This stew is usually spicy, but you can adjust everything to taste.
1 year ago, Friday, August 5, 2022
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