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Are soybeans and broad beans the same?

Broad Beans Versus Soybeans. Broad beans (Vicia faba) are also known as fava beans. They belong to the fabaceae family. Most of the lower isoflavone content of broad beans comes from the lower concentrations of daidzein (~40 mg per kg in soybeans compared to ~5 mg per kg in broad beans).

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In this way, what is similar to broad beans?

If you don't have fava beans you can substitute one of these alternatives: Lima beans (butter beans) are similar in texture and flavor. OR - You can swap out fresh green peas. OR - If you're making soup you can use canned cannelini or kidney beans.

Similarly, what kind of beans are soybeans? Soybeans are classified as a legume. Other foods in the legume family are navy, kidney, string, black, and pinto beans. Also chickpeas (garbanzo beans), lentils, carob, licorice, and peanuts.

Similarly, it is asked, are soy broad beans good for you?

Broad beans are an excellent vegetable source of protein and fibre. This may be a winning combination for weight loss. Broad beans are also rich in both folate and B vitamins, which we need for nerve and blood cell development, cognitive function and energy.

What are dried broad beans called?

Buying, Cooking, and Recipes Fava beans, also known as broad beans, are a springtime crop that is grown and eaten around the world. Fresh favas can be eaten raw, cooked, or dried for use later, and the versatile bean can be used for salads, stews, sauces, fillings, snacks, and more.

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