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Foul Medammes (Spicy Fava Bean Dip)

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Warm spicy fava bean dip; drizzle with additional olive oil to serve."
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25 m servings 271
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat; saute onion, tomato, and garlic until softened, about 10 minutes. Stir fava beans, lemon juice, cumin, and turmeric into onion mixture; cook until heated through, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir tahini into fava bean mixture and cook until warmed, 2 to 3 minutes; season with salt and pepper.
  2. Pour fava bean mixture into a blender no more than half full. Cover and hold lid down; pulse a few times before leaving on to blend. Puree in batches until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 271 calories; 18.1 22.9 10.9 0 485 Full nutrition

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This was a nice dip. I had never tried favas before. They have a nice sort of earthy taste. I found out I am not a big fan of tahini, so after I made this, I added a little plain Greek yogurt. F...

The only change I made was to fry my onions to th transparent stage. We 'popped' all our own Fava beans, having been given them by a friend...we were kind of cursing her as we did it and really...