Cream Stew with Fava Beans

Cream Stew with Fava Beans

A creamy white stew with fava beans.

Cooking time
20 minutes
  • Nutrition facts are for one serving.

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

100 g (3-1/2 oz.)


1/2 bulb

1/2 slice

cooking oil

1/2 Tbsp

a dash

a dash

2 Tbsp

1-1/2 Tbsp

1/4 cup

1 cup

1 leaf


  1. Boil the fava beans in salted water, and peel off the outer tender skin.  Cut the chicken into easy-to-eat pieces.  Finely chop the onion and bacon.
  2. Heat the salad oil in a pot, and saute (2) well.  Season lightly with salt and pepper.  Add butter, and once it melts, sprinkle in the flour and cook over low heat until no longer a powder.
  3. Over high heat, add the white wine and bay leaf to (3).  Then, after adding 1/2 cup of water, stir while bringing to a boil.  Once it comes to a boil, add milk and continue cooking.
    Midway, add the fava beans (1) to the pot, and cook until thickened.  Adjust the flavor with soy sauce, salt and pepper.  Remove the bay leave, and ladle into individual bowls.

Cooking Basics

Broad beans - removing from pod

Split the pod open at the seam and remove the beans inside.

Broad beans - peeling off the thin skin

Start peeling the thin skin from the blackish-colored line on these beans to make the process easier.


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