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Fava Bean Puree - Bissara (Morocco)

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Category: Appetizers, Beans

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Large dry fava beans; soaked
  • -overnight
  • And drained
  • 3 Cloves garlic; crushed
  • Salt; to taste
  • 1/2 c Olive oil
  • 8 c Water
  • 5 tb Lemon juice
  • 2 ts Cumin
  • 1 ts Paprika
  • 1/2 ts Chili powder
  • 1/2 c Chopped parsley


Place the fava beans, garlic, salt, 4 tablespoons of the olive oil, and
water in a pot; then cook over medium heat until the beans are tender.

Place the beans in a food processor and process until smooth, then return
to the pot. Add the lemon juice and cumin, and cook for 5 minutes over low
heat. Spoon onto a serving platter. Pour the remaining olive oil evenly
over the top; then sprinkle with the paprika and chilli powders. Garnish
with the parsley and serve.

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