Cooking Made Easy: Learn How to Make Fava Leaf and Seafood Stew

Cooking with fava leaves can be a delicious way to add a unique flavor to your dishes, especially when combined with seafood. Here is a recipe that incorporates both:

Fava Leaf and Seafood Stew Recipe:


  • 2 cups of fava leaves, washed and chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup of white wine
  • 1 cup of fish or seafood stock
  • 1 cup of diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup of diced celery
  • 1/2 cup of diced carrots
  • 1 lb of seafood (shrimp, scallops, calamari, and/or fish)
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes, or until translucent.

  2. Add the garlic and cook for another minute, or until fragrant.

  3. Add the chopped fava leaves, celery, and carrots and sauté for 5-7 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.

  4. Pour in the white wine and fish or seafood stock and bring to a boil.

  5. Add the diced tomatoes and reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover the pot and cook for 10-15 minutes.

  6. Add the seafood to the pot and continue to cook for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the seafood is cooked through.

  7. Season the stew with salt and pepper to taste.

  8. Serve the fava leaf and seafood stew hot with some crusty bread for dipping.

Note: You can also use other seafood such as clams or mussels in this recipe. Just be sure to clean and prepare them properly before adding to the pot. Enjoy!


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