|Fava Beans are a little bit of work to shell|
but the unique flavor makes an
interesting side dish or meal
Shell about 2 pounds of Fava Beans (will produce about 2 cups of Shelled beans)
Fava Beans with Red Onion and Mint
Saute the fava beans in a olive oil with diced garlic
In a separate pan saute red onion and a bit of diced garlic.
Fold together and add 1/2 to 1 cup of diced mint leaves.
|Fava Beans with Red Onion and mint as either a|
warm salad or as a meal in a pita
To turn it into a meal spoon it into a pita and add cucumber sauce
How to Make a Cucumber Sauce
In food processor or blender, add cucumbers, 1/2 clove garlic, lemon juice, dill and/or mint, and a few grinds of black pepper. Process until well blended, then stir into plain or greek yogurt. It helps if you get the water out of the cucumbers first.
Salt them and then put a papertowel on them and something heavy.