Fool M'Dammas Recipe

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Cooking Time45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4


 Dried broad fava beans1 Pound
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm)
 Olive oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 631 Calories from Fat 253

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.2%

Saturated Fat 4 g20.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 500.4 mg20.8%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 28.5 g114%

Sugars 6.6 g

Protein 30 g59.7%

Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C 6.9%

Calcium 12.4% Iron 43.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Drain the beans and place in a large saucepan.
Cover well with water, bring to the boil.
Cover, turn clown heat and simmer, ;adding more water and stirring when necessary, until the beans are tender for approx 3/4 hour.
Drain the beans and mix in the crushed garlic olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Serve hot or cold.
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shantihhh says :

Dried favas and even fresh mature favas MUST be peeled! I love favas with artichoke hearts and preserved lemons.
Posted on: 17 March 2010 - 9:23pm

Anonymous says :

I tried this recipe with fava beans. But the skin was tough with these beans. The recipe didn't say to shell the fava beans
Posted on: 17 March 2010 - 8:30pm