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Fava Beans and Peas

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  • 2 c Fresh or frozen fava beans
  • 1 c Fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tb Fresh anise, chopped
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • Water


In a heavy pot, heat the olive oil and add the salt & garlic & saute for a few minutes. The temperature should be about medium high. Add the anise & stir to mix. Add the fava beans and mix well. Add salt, pepper & water; cover the pot with a tight fitting lid. Turn down the heat & let steam cook until tender. Add the peas; stir to mix well. Cover again & steam until the peas are done, about ten minutes. Adjust salt & pepper & serve.