Fava bean contains a large amount of protein - 26% of high biological quality, a lot of carbohydrates in the form of starch (7.5%) and low fat (1.5%).

Vitamins predominate among vitamins. B1, folic acid and vit. C. Of the minerals, iron is the most abundant in beans - almost the same amount as in meat. The use of iron allows a relatively high amount of vit. C.

From a health point of view, fava bean consumption is recommended for anemia (iron deficiency anemia), as it promotes blood formation, during pregnancy, for athletes, people after infectious diseases and after operations. Fava bean is recommended for anyone who has a problem with water retention. So if we are bothered by swelling or waterlogged body tissue, let's try to prepare some excellent dishes together, the main actor of which will be the fava bean.


  • Rinse the beans. Boil them in a little water with a sauce of your choice. In an instant, you will have velvet and cream soup!