Fool Nabed - Fava Bean Soup (Egyptian)

Recipe by Nana Lee
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak fava beans overnight.
  • Drain fava beans and save water.
  • Peel the skins from the fava beans and place the beans 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 cook 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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