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Fava Beans are also called English bean, Windsor bean, horse bean, Vicia faba, the Broad Bean, Faba Bean, Field Bean, Bell Bean or Tic Bean.

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SELECTION INFORMATION
Usage

Use cooked or raw in salads or with dip.

Selection

Good-quality fava beans will be firm, smooth-skinned and very pale to medium green in color. The tough skin must be peeled and discarded.

Avoid

Avoid product that is soft, blemished or where the inside peas appear to be bursting from the pod.

Storage

Beans do not store well, so keep them refrigerated but place them in the warmest part of your refrigerator and keep them dry.

Ripening

In general, vegetables will not ripen further after harvest.

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