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North African Fava Beans
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Also called Ful, this fava bean dish simmered with garlic, olive oil, and lemon juice is traditional throughout North Africa.

Rating:
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 168.3
Total Carbs 25.1 g
Dietary Fiber 6.8 g
Sugars 2.6 g
Total Fat 3.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Potassium 457.0 mg
Protein 8.9 g
Sodium 737.3 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

2 tsp  olive oil
1 cup  fresh chopped onion
5 each  medium garlic cloves
0.125 tsp  salt
0 1/2 tsp  spearmint, dried
1 tsp  ground cumin
1 each  medium tomatoes
16 oz  Beans, fava, mature, canned
1 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
5 tbsp  chopped parsley
Directions
  1. Warm the oil in a saucepan. Add the onions, garlic, and salt, and cook on low heat, stirring occasionally. Cook until the onions are soft, about 5 minutes. Add the mint and cumin and saute for another 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes, cover, and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the beans and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the lemon juice and parsley. Serve hot or at room temperature.

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