Rating: 4 stars
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This is a delicious and simple Middle Eastern dish that's very easy to make. You can get a can of cooked fava beans in any Middle Eastern store. Serve with pita bread.

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prep:
15 mins
cook:
7 mins
additional:
1 min
total:
23 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat; add onion. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add chopped tomato and tomato paste; cook until tomatoes are mushy, about 4 minutes. Add 1 teaspoon water, if necessary.

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  • Pour fava beans into skillet; mash into a paste. Add 1 tablespoon water, cumin, salt, black pepper, and ground red pepper; stir well. Heat for 1 minute more. Remove from heat; allow to rest for 1 minute. Stir in olive oil and parsley.

Cook's Notes:

If you would like the dish to be runnier, you could add an extra tablespoon of water before stirring in olive oil and parsley.

Nutrition Facts

404 calories; protein 13g; carbohydrates 50.9g; fat 17.8g; sodium 2234.3mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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Rating: 4 stars
07/19/2017
Serving this warm on pita was an excellent dinner substitute. If I made this again I'd cut the black pepper in half. At the present proportions its heat dominated the flavor. With a smaller contribution it could play a more appropriately supporting role. Read More