Egyptian Fava Bean Breakfast Spread

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 92.2
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 155.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

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I found this recipe on another website, It is good served with eggs or pita bread. I found this recipe on another website, It is good served with eggs or pita bread.
Number of Servings: 6


    Fava Beans, 1.5 cup (15 oz. can) rinsed and drained
    Olive Oil, 1.5 T.
    Onion, 1 large, chopped
    Tomato, 1 large, chopped
    Garlic, 1 clove, minced
    Salt to taste
    Pepper to taste
    1 t. ground cumin
    Ground red pepper 1/8 t.
    Parsley, 1/4 c. chopped
    Lemon Juice, 3 T.


Saute the onion and tomato in olive oil until the onion is softened. Add garlic, continue sauteeing until the garlic is golden, then add the beans. Mash the beans with a fork and let them cook until heated through. Add salt, pepper, cumin, and red pepper, stir until blended. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Makes 6 servings, 1/4 cup each

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user 1SKINNYDEE.

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  • Recipe was a little hard to follow (not quite enough info), but the taste was great. I like the spice balance! - 5/5/10

    Reply from 1SKINNYDEE (5/29/10)
    Thank you for your review. I have updated the recipe, hopefully it is clearer now. Enjoy!

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