Fava Beans with Mint and Garlic

Bób z miętą i czosnkiem

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Fresh From Poland: New Vegetarian Cooking from the Old Country

By Michał Korkosz

Published 2021

  • About

In summer in Poland, you will find fava beans, already shelled, packed in a bag, for sale at every market. The most popular way to prepare them is simply by cooking them in a big pot of salted water and serving them in their skins, without any additions, as a summer snack. There is something about the way the kitchen fills with the scent of beans on hot days, and about the softness of beans that slip out of their skins in your hands. When fava beans are young and fresh, they can be eaten ra