Brown Fava Beans – Ful Medames Often called the national dish of Egypt, is a versatile dish that can be prepared very simply and then seasoned to each individual diner s taste.
– Serves 4.
– 2 eggs.
– 1 18-oz. can brown fava beans.
– 3 cloves fresh garlic, crushed.
– ¼ c. fresh parsley, chopped.
– 2 lemons, cut into wedges.
– 2 tomatoes, chopped olive oil.
– salt and peppe.
Step 2:Peel cooked eggs, cut into halves, and set aside.
Step 3:Place beans in a large saucepan and heat over medium heat until heated through and steaming slightly, about 6 to 8 minutes.
Step 4:Serve beans in individual bowls. Place eggs, garlic, parsley, lemons, tomatoes, olive oil, and salt and pepper on table and allow diners to garnish and season as they like.
Note : If you have the time, buy 1 lb. dried beans and soak them overnight. Then, in place of step 3, simmer for 1 to 2 hours (until tender) in plenty of water with a handful of red lentils