Fava Bean Breakfast Spread

  • 1 (15 ounce can) fava beans (or use fresh)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Ground red pepper, to taste

Pour the beans into a pot and bring to a boil. Mix them well and add onion, tomato, olive oil, cumin, parsley, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and red pepper. Bring the mixture back to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium. Let the mixture cook 5 minutes. Serve warm with grilled pita.

Here is a wonderful alternative to breakfast! This is a traditional breakfast in Egypt and is served with pita bread.

 

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