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High Protein Creamy Fava Beans

Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 2 Personen


  • 500 g fava beans frozen or fresh
  • 1 block smoked tofu small cubes
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced or minced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 jar grilled or fresh red pepper sliced
  • 1/2 - 1 cup cream sauce of your choice* see below
  • 2 tbsp toasted seaweed
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp seasoning pepper, curry, Italian herbs, paprika

Our Quick Cream Sauce

  • 3 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp tahini (sesame seed butter)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable juice or broth
  • 1 - 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp seasoning salt, pepper, curry, BBQ, Italian herbs, whatever you like


  • Cook beans. Frozen beans take around 10 minutes, fresh will be done in 8.
  • Pour oil into a pan, fry tofu for 2 minutes and add mushrooms. 
  • After another minute, add onions. When everything has a nice color, put garlic and red pepper into the pan. 
  • Prepare the creamy sauce by mixing all the ingredients and pour it over your veggies. 
  • Add sesame seeds, toasted seaweed, and soy sauce. Mix everything, and season it as you like, e.g. using Italian herbs.
  • Serve with cress, scallions, or fresh herbs.
Keyword creamy, healthy, high iron, high protein, iron, protein, seaweed, seeds