Broad beans, also known as fava beans, are a nutritious and versatile legume with a distinct flavor and creamy texture. They are commonly used in various cuisines around the world and are known for their earthy and slightly nutty taste. Broad beans can be enjoyed in both fresh and dried forms, offering different culinary possibilities. They are a popular addition to salads, soups, stews, and side dishes, providing a hearty and nutritious component to meals.


Broad beans are packed with nutrients that contribute to a healthy diet:

  • Protein: Broad beans are a rich source of plant-based protein, making them a great choice for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Fiber: They are high in dietary fiber, which aids in digestion, helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels, and promotes feelings of fullness.
  • Vitamins and Minerals: Broad beans provide various vitamins and minerals, including folate, vitamin B6, vitamin C, iron, and magnesium.
  • Antioxidants: They contain antioxidants, such as flavonoids and phenolic compounds, which help protect the body against oxidative stress and inflammation.

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Recipe: Broad Bean and Mint Salad


  • 2 cups fresh broad beans, shelled
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the shelled broad beans and cook for about 3-4 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked broad beans, red onion slices, cherry tomatoes, and fresh mint leaves.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Pour the dressing over the broad bean mixture and toss gently to combine.
  4. Adjust the seasoning if needed and let the salad sit for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  5. Serve the refreshing broad bean and mint salad as a side dish or enjoy it as a light lunch.

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Weight 1 kg



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