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Puree of Fava Beans

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Category: Appetizers, Moroccan, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Dried fava beans, soaked
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 ts Cumin seeds
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • 1/4 ts Za'atar -=OR=- use thyme,
  • -- oregano or marjoram


Drain & skin the soaked fava beans. Cover with fresh water & cook gently
with the garlic & cumin seeds until the beans are tender. Drain. Puree the
beans. Stir in enough olive oil & a littel water, to give the puree a
soupy consistency. Season with salt & beat well. Heat just before serving
with a little more olive oil & a sprinkling of the za'atar. Serve with Arab
bread & a bowl of mixed spices (ground cumin, cayenne & salt).

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