Fava Middle Eastern Yellow Split Peas Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Yellow split peas4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Olive oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Garlic4 Clove (20 gm), minced
 Cayenne pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cumin1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1 Teaspoon
 Chopped parsley1 Tablespoon (for garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 905 Calories from Fat 242

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42.2%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g19.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 527.3 mg22%

Total Carbohydrates 155 g51.7%

Dietary Fiber 64 g256.1%

Sugars 24.1 g

Protein 64 g127%

Vitamin A 11.8% Vitamin C 21.8%

Calcium 4.5% Iron 46.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a mesh colander rinse the yellow split pease.
2. In a heavy pot add water and place please. Cover with 3 inches of water.
3. Simmer for an till the peas are tender. Add water if needed so that the mixture does not stick.
4. In a large skillet add olive oil and warm it.
5. Add garlic and onion - saute till they are well cooked.

FINALIZING
6. Add seasonings to taste.

SERVING
7. Serve Fava Middle Eastern Yellow Split Peas garnished with parsley.
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