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Fava Beans

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 2 cn Cooked fava beans (Sahadi
  • -brand is good)
  • 1 Clove garlic; peeled
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 Fresh tomato; finely chopped
  • 1 -(up to)
  • 2 Scallions; chopped
  • 1 lg -or-
  • 2 sm Lemons; juice of
  • Olive oil


Food for the Egyptian masses, and delicious too.

Heat the beans and liquid to nearly boiling. Mash garlic and salt to a
paste in a medium bowl. Add the tomato and scallions to the bowl. Drain
the beans, reserving a few tablespoons of the cooking liquid. Add the beans
and reserved liquid to the bowl. Add the lemon juice to the bowl. Add olive
oil (approx 1/8 C) to moisten everything.

Stir and adjust seasoning. Salt for slight flavor. Olive oil for body.
Lemon juice should not be overpowering, counter with olive oil or reserved
liquid. Serve with warm pita on flat plates, without utensils!

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