• 2 cups fava beans, soaked overnight or 4 cups of canned of fava or broad beans
• 1 teaspoon cumin
• 2 cloves garlic, crushed
• 1/3 cup olive oil
• 1/4 cup lemon juice
• 2 tablesppons fresh parsley, finely chopped
• Water used to soak fava beans
Drain fava beans and save water. Peel the skins from the fava beans and place in large saucepan.
Measure 6 cups of soaking water and add to the fava beans. Bring to a boil on medium high heat.
Reduce heat to medium and sook for 45 minutes, or until beans are soft.
Once beans are tender, remove beans from heat and puree in a blender.
Return pureed fava beans to saucepan and bring to a boil .Add water if needed.
Stir in cumin, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil and bring to a second boil.
Simmer for 5 minutes. Serve in a bowl and sprinkle parsley on top.
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