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British Split Fava Beans (Broad Beans) - Organic

British Split Fava Beans (Broad Beans) - Organic

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What Are Fava Beans?

Fava beans are broad green legumes that grow in long pods. Split fava beans are tasty, versatile and easy to cook - they don’t even need soaking. 

They can be used to make dal, falafel and hummus, or even to thicken soups, stews and curries.

Cooking Dry Split Fava Beans

To cook simply cover the beans with water or stock, boil for 10 minutes then simmer, braise or roast for 20-30 minutes more.

Pre-soaking speeds up cooking but isn't essential. The beans will get softer and softer as they cook.

Once cooked, use them straight away, pop in the fridge for up to 2 days, or freeze them to use later. 

Fava Bean Hummus Recipe

To make a fava bean hummus, drain 250g of the cooked beans and then blitz in a processor with the juice of 1 lemon, 2 cloves of crushed garlic, 2 tbsp of tahini, 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and a pinch of salt. Once it has formed a paste, add a spoonful of water and blitz again, then serve and dip away!

Ingredients & Allergens

Ingredients: Organic Fava Beans (Broad Beans). May contain small stones.

For allergens see ingredients in bold.

Due to the way our food is stored and packaged, this product may contain traces of other allergens due to cross-contamination.


Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct light and strong odours.

Nutritional Profile


Typical values per 100g



286 kcal

Fat, Total

– of which saturates

2 g

0.5 g


– of which sugars

28.3 g

2.6 g


28.2 g


24.7 g


0 g 

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Yorkshire, UK

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British Split Fava Beans (Broad Beans) - Organic
British Split Fava Beans (Broad Beans) - Organic
Weight: 500g

Customer Reviews

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Love these, so easy to use. No pre soaking need so fab for an extra in a stew etc