Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the noodles and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Drain and reserve.
In a medium saucepan, bring the stock to a boil. Stir in the carrots and onions. Return to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 8 minutes. Stir in the meat, fava or lima beans, salt, and pepper to taste. Add the noodles. Heat through and serve.