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Foole Moudammas (fava bean dish - Middle East)
from: Astrid Andreescu - Burlington, Vermont, USA

gleaned from a restaurant in Jerusalem

  • fava beans (cooking time very long, best to use canned cooked ones, in USA Progresso makes them) - 1 can
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, mashed
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • fresh parsley
  • virgin olive oil
Cook (or bring to a boil) fava beans, draining most of the water.
Add salt, garlic, lemon juice and bring to a boil.
Mash beans slightly if desired.

Serve with fresh chopped parlsley (plenty is tasty!) and olive oil (1-2 tbsp mixed in, then about 1 tbsp poured over the final mixture).

Variations with scallions, cumin, tomatoes added to the cooking mixture (I did not find that they improve the taste).