Photo: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Merilee Bordin
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Makes 6 servings

Fava beans are a culinary highlight of spring, but double-shelling them takes time. Very young favas, though, can be eaten pod and all. Prep and Cook Time: 45 minutes.

How to Make It

Step 1

Put oil and onion in a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add favas, salt, sugar, and 1/4 cup water. Bring to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes.

Step 2

Add 1/4 cup dill, cover, and cook until fava pods are tender and starting to fall apart, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp. dill and serve warm or at room temperature, with yogurt on the side.

Step 3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving, without yogurt.

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