Fava bean soup with nopales recipe

Fava beans recipes




  • Cook the fava beans in boiling salted water.
  • Wash and peel the potatoes, cut into cubes.
  • Cut the onion fine, same with the garlic and pepper.
  • In a pan, fry the chopped onion with garlic, peppers, chilies and potatoes with a pinch of salt.
  • Add and remove the nopalitos
  • Add the cooked fava beans.
  • Boil all ingredients over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  • Top with chopped fresh cilantro, turn off heat, cover and let stand 10 minutes.

Properties of fava beans soup

Delicious and healthy recipe, full of natural antioxidant and medicinal components.

Nutritionally, this recipe gives us fiber and slowly absorbed carbohydrates that provide lasting energy and satiety, which prevents us from eating between meals. Because it contains vegetable protein, it is a very nutritious dish.

Due to the recipe combines various plant, we can benefit from the diuretic properties of garlic, chili digestive properties and quercetin containing onion.

Ideal as an entree at lunch.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

28 September, 2023

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