Portuguese Fava Bean Stew Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Apr. 30, 2013
Really really tasty, although I made a decent number of substitutions due to various items being unavailable. I didn't have very many fava beans and I subbed in a Mexican chorizo and red chili sauce because my local supermarket didn't have chourico or chili paste available. Served it over rice. Will definitely be making again!
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Reviewed: Aug. 16, 2012
This was really yummy. However, the second time that I made it, I used only 1/2 tablespoon of chile paste. :)
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Reviewed: Oct. 4, 2011
This was really good. Loved the chourico, the flavors blended well and filled the house with an amazing aroma.
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Reviewed: Aug. 1, 2010
I had these last night at the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford last night - this version is very good, but different than the ones at the "festa", which were in a much browner sauce and tasted like there was no tomato sauce at all. Also, they tasted like they might've been cooked with smoked ham hocks or something, as they had a distinctly meaty flavor but had very little chourico. I liked your recipe very much; I also liked the version at the feast, just wondering what might've made those so different.
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Reviewed: Dec. 30, 2009
My husband's family is from the Cape Verde Islands and the dish is so close to a dish his mother makes....
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Reviewed: Mar. 14, 2008
being from the southcoast I loved this recipe.I cannot wait for my children (both who live in different states to come home so I can cook this for them. Thank you Dawn!
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