RECIPE ~ Mexican Sopa de Habas

INGREDIENTS 1 c DRY FAVA BEANS 2-3 c WATER 2 MEDIUM TOMATOES, FINELY CHOPPED 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 INSTRUCTIONS Clean the FAVA BEANS and soak them overnight Pour off the soaking water, rinse the beans,…

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…