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Two Peas Kitchen: Ornella's Pasta with Fresh Tender Broad Beans, Garden Peas and Pecorino

Two Peas Kitchen: Ornella's Pasta with Fresh Tender Broad Beans, Garden Peas and Pecorino

7 recipes with fresh fava beans -- something to do with the winter cover crop beans

7 recipes with fresh fava beans -- something to do with the winter cover crop beans

Fresh Fava

Fresh Fava

How to prepare fava beans for eating and using in recipes.  Going out to pick mine right now.

How to prepare fava beans for eating and using in recipes. Going out to pick mine right now.

In case you don't know all beans, Lima beans, and baby Lima beans ( called butter beans ) belong to the highly nutritious legume family and besides being really good for you limas have a nut like flavor and they are really fairly easy to grow.  You will find though that they will need a long warm summer to mature and it is for this reason that they are usually grown only in warmer parts of the United States. They usually grow very well in most parts of the deep south.

In case you don't know all beans, Lima beans, and baby Lima beans ( called butter beans ) belong to the highly nutritious legume family and besides being really good for you limas have a nut like flavor and they are really fairly easy to grow. You will find though that they will need a long warm summer to mature and it is for this reason that they are usually grown only in warmer parts of the United States. They usually grow very well in most parts of the deep south.

Mayo Clinic  Makeovers, ingredient substitutions, low-fat, low-sodium, and heart-healthy.

Mayo Clinic Makeovers, ingredient substitutions, low-fat, low-sodium, and heart-healthy.

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