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    Ful Medames - Egyptian Fava Beans

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    15 mins

    45 mins

    Nana Lee's Note:

    From Saad Fayed, Ful medames is a popular breakfast dish in Egypt. It is served usually with a fried egg and pita bread. The pita bread is sometimes used as a scoop for the fava beans. Ful medames dates back to ancient Egypt. Overnight soaking of beans not included in times.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Soak beans overnight in water.
    2. 2
      Drain, and cover with fresh water in large saucepan.
    3. 3
      Bring to a boil and simmer on low for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until beans are tender.
    4. 4
      Drain and place in medium bowl.
    5. 5
      Add remaining ingredients.
    6. 6
      Beans and remaining ingredients can be mashed together, or the beans can be left whole and gently mixed with remaining ingredients.
    7. 7
      It is more commonly served mashed together.
    8. 8
      Serve hot with a fried egg and pita bread.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 05, 2012

      55

      Love this dish!! Even DH who has a life long dislike for broad beans liked it. This will be a keeper. Thanks for sharing :)
      Made for Welcome to Egypt / N*A*M*E-Forum

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    Nutritional Facts for Ful Medames - Egyptian Fava Beans

    Serving Size: 1 (126 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 703.9
     
    Calories from Fat 145
    20%
    Total Fat 16.1 g
    24%
    Saturated Fat 2.3 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 23.1 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 100.1 g
    33%
    Dietary Fiber 42.6 g
    170%
    Sugars 9.8 g
    39%
    Protein 44.6 g
    89%

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