Fool (or Fül) Medammes Fava Bean Salad

Fool (or Fül) Medammes Fava Bean SaladRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner


8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 160
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 3.5 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 9.3 g
Carbohydrate 19.5 g
Fiber 4.8 g
Cholesterol 28 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 134 mg
Calcium 42 mg


1 1/3 cups dried fava beans (about 9 ounces)
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 hard-cooked large egg, finely chopped


Sort and wash beans; place in a large saucepan. Cover with water to 2 inches above beans; cover and let stand 8 hours. Drain beans.

Return beans to pan. Cover with water to 2 inches above beans. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 45 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Place beans in a medium bowl. Stir in parsley and next 5 ingredients (parsley through garlic); toss gently. Sprinkle with egg.