Broad Beans

3 lbs of unshelled fava or broad beans 1 tsp marjoram, crumbled
4 tbsp butter
salt and pepper to taste
1 med onions chopped

1. Shell the beans.
2. Melt the butter in a pan, add the onion and stir until soft. Add the beans and just enough water to cover. Add the marjoram, cover and cook for about 20 minutes or until the beans are tender.
3. Drain, saving the liquid and put the beans in a warm oven. Return the liquid to the pan, turn the heat on high and reduce the liquid to about 1/2 cup. Season to taste.
4. Pour over the beans and serve.