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    A Tuscan Easter Dinner

    A whole roasted leg of lamb is paired with fava-bean crostini, sautéed artichokes, and other signs of spring.

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    Fava Bean Purée

    This purée is terrific on crostini, but you can also use it as a dip for vegetables, pita chips, or bread. Like other starchy purées, this will stiffen a bit…

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    Fresh Favas

    Though they are a bit of work to prepare, fresh favas are a fleeting spring treat worth seeking out.

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    Spring Vegetable Celebration

    It's time to go green for spring

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    Choosing and using fava beans

    Favas are fleshy, broad beans; although they may remind you of lima beans in looks, they're less starchy and fuller flavored. Choose firm, brightly colored pods that show bumps from…

  • Recipe

    Spring Vegetable Navarin

    Fava beans are worth seeking out, but if you can't find them, just up the quantity of the other vegetables. Unless the favas are young and garden-fresh, you'll want to…

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    Top Ten Spring Vegetable Sides

    Fresh garden peas, fava beans, morels -- the short growing season for these delicate spring vegetables makes us crave them all the more. Even the ever-present asparagus and artichokes taste…

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    Fettuccine Primavera

    This quintessential springtime pasta includes lots and lots of fresh herbs, as well as leafy greens. The specific vegetables and herbs used are up to you; choose what looks best…

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    Spiced Fava Beans with Tomato & Onion (Foul Imdamis)

    Despite the recipe's name, these fava beans are nothing like the ones used in Western cooking. This addictive dish uses beans called foul mudammas, which are available in cans at…

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    Fava Beans with Prosciutto, Mint & Garlic

    Fava beans have two protective layers: a pod with a soft, furry lining and a tough skin around each bean. Popping the beans out of the pod is easy. Parboiling…

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