RECIPE ~ Mexican Sopa de Habas

PREPARATION INGREDIENTS PREP 20 min 1 c DRY FAVA BEANS COOK 1 hour or until beans are soft 2-3 c WATER NEED COOKING POT 2 MEDIUM TOMATOES, FINELY CHOPPED SERVES 4 1/2 MEDIUM ONION 1 CLOVE GARLIC, MINCED 1 SPRIG FRESH CILANTRO 1 DRIED ANCHO CHILE 1 SMALL GREEN CHILE, FINELY CHOPPED SALT, TO TASTE…

PLANT FOOD FACTS ~ Fava Bean

A serving of fava beans packs 106% of the daily requirement of folates, important for preventing birth defects. Fava beans are also rich in iron, phosphorous, magnesium, and manganese. Fava beans, sometimes called horse beans or broad beans (español: habas) come from a species of flowering plant in the Fabaceae pea and bean family. It is widely cultivated as…