Fava Puree

Foodista
9Ingredients
480Calories
70Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fava beans (Dried)
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • salt (to taste)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 lemon
  • fresh dill (for garnish)
  • lemon slices (for garnish)

Directions

  1. Place beans in a bowl, cover with water and soak overnight. Drain and remove skins.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan, add onions and saute until softened, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the reserved beans, sugar, salt to taste, and water. Stir to blend, then cover pan and simmer for 45 minutes, or until beans are very soft. Add the lemon juice, simmer for 5 more minutes, and taste for seasoning.
  3. Puree bean mixture in a blender or food processor until smooth, then transfer to a bowl and chill until firm. To serve, either garnish the top with fresh dill, or invert puree onto a serving dish and garnish with the dill and lemon slices.
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NutritionView more

480Calories
Sodium7%DV170mg
Fat66%DV43g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs7%DV22g
Fiber20%DV5g

PER SERVING *

Calories480Calories from Fat390
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat43g66%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium170mg7%
Potassium270mg8%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat390
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate22g7%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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