How to Make Fabada – Broad Beans And Pork Stew

How to Make Fabada – Broad Beans And Pork Stew

Fabada is a rich Austrian bean and pork stew. It is available in almost all Spanish restaurants throughout the world. Making Fabada requires a step-by-step procedure because this is a complex stew. Here is the list of ingredients and instructions to make board beans and pork stew. Read on!


  • Ten ounces of white beans
  • Thirteen ounces of ham hock
  • Four to five ounces of Spanish chorizo
  • Four ounces of slab bacon
  • Four cups of water
  • One bay leaf – optional


  1. Soak the beans in water for 12-15 hours or overnight
  2. Drain the beans the next day and add them to a large pot
  3. You can also use a Dutch oven
  4. Add the chorizo, ham hock, and bacon
  5. Pour over the water and add bay leaf
  6. Cover the pot and bring to a boil
  7. Reduce the heat and remove foam from the top
  8. Simmer the ingredients for two hours
  9. Stir from time to time to prevent sticking
  10. Once cooked, remove from the heat
  11. Now remove bones, skin, and fat
  12. Next, dice the bacon and ham
  13. Slice the chorizo
  14. Remove excess fat from the pot with the beans
  15. Add the chopped meat again and mix it with the beans
  16. Serve the delicious stew