Fava Bean Soup

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak beans in water for 2 days in refrigerator.
  • Drain, and put in a large saucepan with 8-10 cups water.
  • Bring to a boil, and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Add onion, garlic, carrot and celery, and bring to boil again.
  • Turn heat to simmer.
  • Cover, and simmer for 1 hour, or until beans are very soft.
  • Puree soup in blender (do this in batches).
  • Return soup to saucepan.
  • Add oil, cumin, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for a few minutes, adding a little water if too thick.
  • Serve garnished with chopped parsley, and a sprinkling of lemon juice.
  • Excellent with warm pita bread.
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