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Fast and Easy Ful Medames Recipe

This fast and easy Ful Medames recipe uses canned fava beans to shorten the preparation time. Ful medames is a traditional Egyptian dish made of hot, slightly mashed fava beans with with a lemon and olive oil sauce. The sauce for this recipe also includes garlic and cumin.

Ful Medames Ingredients
BEANS
- 2 cups Of canned fava beans
SAUCE - 4 cloves of garlic, crushed
- 8 tablespoons of lemon juice
- 1/2 cup of olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon of cumin
GARNISH:
- 1/2 bunch parsley, finely chopped
SERVE WITH:
- Pita Bread
- Onion Wedges
- Tomato Wedges
- Lemon Wedges

Ful Medames Instructions
Drain and rinse the canned fava beans and heat them with in a saucepan with a little water. Transfer the beans from the saucepan to a bowl and mash them slightly with a fork. Mix the dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl, pour it over the hot beans, and mix well. Garnish the Ful Medames with the chopped parsley and serve it with pita bread, tomatoe wedges, and onion wedges.

Sometimes ful medames is served without a sauce, but with toppings offered to diners at the table: extra-virgin olive oil, quartered lemons, onion wedges, salt, pepper, crushed garlic, ground cumin, chili pepper flakes, chopped parsley, etc. ful medames is sometimes spelled ful medames, ful mudammas, fuul midammis. and quite a few other ways. It is often served for breakfast in Egypt and other parts of Africa and the Middle East.

More Ful Medames Recipes and Resources
- Epicurious Ful Medames Recipe and Video
- Arab News Ramadan Recipes: Ful Medames
- Wikipedia "Ful Medammis" Article

See also
More Egyptian Recipes
More Recipes from A
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