How to make it

  • Place fava beans in medium saucepan.
  • Place great northern beans in large bowl.
  • Add enough cold water to each to cover by 3” then allow to soak overnight.
  • Bring fava beans to boil in their soaking liquid then boil 5 minutes.
  • Drain fava beans and cool slightly.
  • Using small sharp knife make small slit in skin of each bean.
  • Peel off outer skins and discard then drain great northern beans.
  • Bring 6 cups water to boil in large pot then add all beans, onion, carrot and celery.
  • Partially cover and simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes.
  • Add cabbage and lettuce then partially cover and cook stirring occasionally for 1 hour.
  • Season with salt and pepper then ladle into bowls and sprinkle with parmesan then oil.

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    another great tasty dish thanks high5
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