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Salted Fava (Broad) Beans

By easytiger-gb (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 5 out of 5.1 rating
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Overnight if using dried beans
  • Easy
  • Makes Batch
gorgeous little crunchy snacks, absolutely perfect for pre dinner nibbles and so morish. Also great in salads. Good way of using up garden glut.


  • 125g dried broad beans (fava or horse bean)
  • or
  • 200g fresh broad beans
  • 50g plain flour
  • 25g brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • twist balck pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 4tsbp olive oil


  • STEP 1
    preheat oven to 180C
  • STEP 2
    steam beans for five minutes (or presoak dried beans overnight. drain and dunk in cold water to cool slightly
  • STEP 3
    add all the other ingredients to a bowl to make a thick batter. add the beans and stir to coat.
  • STEP 4
    spread evenly on a greased baking tin and bake for 35 minutes, turning half way through.
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