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                            PUREE OF FAVA BEANS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   lb           Dried fava beans, soaked
    3       ea           Garlic cloves
    1       t            Cumin seeds
                         Olive oil
                         Salt
      1/4   ts           Za'atar -ÿÿuse thyme,
                         -- oregano or marjoram
 
   Drain & skin the soaked fava beans.  Cover with fresh
   water & cook gently with the garlic & cumin seeds
   until the beans are tender. Drain.
   Puree the beans.  Stir in enough olive oil & a littel
   water, to give the puree a soupy consistency.  Season
   with salt & beat well.  Heat just before serving with
   a little more olive oil & a sprinkling of the za'atar.
   Serve with Arab bread & a bowl of mixed spices (ground
   cumin, cayenne & salt).
  
 
 
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