Fava Bean Breakfast Spread

Fava Bean Breakfast Spread

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"A deliciously seasoned fava bean, onion, and tomato dip recipe! Traditionally served with pita bread for breakfast in Egypt."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 101 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 322 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Pour the beans into a pot and bring to a boil. Mix them well and add onion, tomato, olive oil, cumin, parsley, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and red pepper. Bring the mixture back to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium. Let the mixture cook 5 minutes. Serve warm with grilled pita.

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Most helpful positive review

Hello. I am Egyptian, Very nice ingredients, it's almost how we eat it. we usually ommit the red peppers And sometimes we mix all ingredients in a blender & it becomes a smooth creamy sprea...

Most helpful critical review

This had an interesting flavor ... we made it with fava beans from our garden which probably gave it a different tast (and was a lot of work).

Hello. I am Egyptian, Very nice ingredients, it's almost how we eat it. we usually ommit the red peppers And sometimes we mix all ingredients in a blender & it becomes a smooth creamy sprea...

My husband is Egyptian and we make this (ful) at least once per week. Usually, we sautee the onion and tomato in some olive oil first... then add the garlic... then add in the rinsed, canned be...

I was in egypt recently. They did eat this almost every morning. They did not put lemon in it. Instead they put lemon wedges in a bowl for you to squeeze on yourself. Typically they would smash ...

This is the classic Middle Eastern way to enjoy fava beans. I wouldn't call it a "dip" per se by American standards. I always serve the beans in a bowl with pita bread or lavash (paper thin fl...

I made this for dinner because I couldn't wait until breakfast. It was soo yummy. Really lemony, cuminy and tangy tasting. Also, it was so easy and extremely fresh-tasting. I loved it. Give it ...

YUMMY! Really unusual, delicious any time of the day. I used home-cooked beans, plus some of their cooking liquid.

Delicious, Exotic, Nutrituious!

This is a great and simple recipe that has a lot of versatility. I found the parsley to detract from the dish, however, and will take another poster's advice on putting in some garlic. I didn'...

This makes your taste buds go wild!! and it's filling!