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fa·va bean

1. An annual Old World plant (Vicia faba) in the pea family, having pinnately compound leaves, white flowers with lateral purplish blotches, and long thick pods.
2. The edible seed or green pod of this plant. In both senses also called broad bean, horse bean.

[Italian fava, from Latin faba; see bha-bhā- in Indo-European roots.]
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fava bean

(ˈfɑːvə) or


1. (Plants) an erect annual Eurasian bean plant, Vicia faba, cultivated for its large edible flattened seeds, used as a vegetable
2. (Plants) the seed of this plant
Also called: broad bean
[C20: Italian fava from Latin faba bean]
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fa′va bean`

(ˈfɑ və)
1. a bean, Vicia faba, of the Old World, bearing large pods containing edible seeds.
2. the seed or pod of this plant. Also called broad bean , horse bean.
[1940–45; < Italian < Latin faba]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fava bean - seed of the broad-bean plantfava bean - seed of the broad-bean plant  
broad-bean, broad-bean plant, English bean, European bean, field bean, Vicia faba, broad bean - Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
bean - any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
2.fava bean - shell beans cooked as lima beans
shell bean - unripe beans removed from the pod before cooking
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fava bean

[ˈfɑːvəbiːn] N (US) → haba f
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fava bean

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fava bean

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Here's what you'll need:500 g of medium couscous1 kg of lamb meat4 carrots, peeled cut lengthwise3 turnips, peeled and cut lengthwise250g of fava beans, peeled2 medium squares of pumpkinSome roughly chopped cabbage2 zucchinis1 cup of chickpeas, tinned or soaked overnight2 tomatoes, grated1 onion, chopped1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro and parsley1 tablespoon of butter1 teaspoon of black pepper1 teaspoon of turmeric1 teaspoon of salt1 teaspoon of gingerPinch of saffron threads1/2 cup of olive oilEnough water (about 3 liters)Now you're ready to start cooking:In the couscous pot, put oil and onion, meat and cook for 5 minutes on a medium heat.Add grated tomatoes and chopped parsley and cilantro, stir, and let cook for another 5 minutes.
It is made from ground chickpeas and fava beans or both,herbs, spices and onions are usually added to the dough.
Locally known as Ta'meya, the over 1,000 old fried balls are made of fava beans with herbs, spices, and some vegetables.
It is believed falafels originated in Egypt, where they were called ta'ameya and made of fava beans, about a thousand years ago, by Coptic Christians who ate them during lent as a meat substitute.
However, this tasty treat is made of fava beans, lentils, and peas, so you're getting 4 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber in each 1-ounce portion.
If any one dish captures my cooking style these days, it's the preparation from southern Italy known as fave e cicoria, where dried fava beans are cooked into a rough puree and laid down in a soft nest for a heap of braised chicory greens.
There are white and deep-purple flowers on the fava beans, a deep blue from borage's star-shaped flowers, and the lovely lighter blue of lacy, daisy-shaped chicory flowers.
Beets, berries and fava beans are among the foods most likely to affect the colour.
boil; add salt and fava beans. Boil 1 minute; drain fava beans, and then
These include Fuul Medames (fava beans, yoghurt, chickpeas, parsley, tahini, garlic tomato, lemon and olive oil with two flatbreads, PS4.25).