Fava Bean Egyptian Breakfast

Fava Bean Egyptian Breakfast

(4 servings)    Printable Version
  • 1 15-ounce can of fava beans - drained
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 medium onion - chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • lemon (optional)
  • olive oil (optional)
  • pita bread
In a large skillet on medium/high heat, heat oil and saute onions for about 4 minutes. Add tomato sauce, spices and salt. Reduct heat to medium/low and allow mixture to cook 4 more minutes.

Add fava beans and carefully mash the beans withg a fork in the skillet.

Cover and allwo to cook for 5 more minutes.

Serve with pita bread. If desired, drizzle a little fresh lemon juice or olive oil over the top.

Also known as "Fooll Mudammes" - this is a common breakfast dish in the Middle East.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank CurtAndMary for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Fava Bean Egyptian Breakfast?
Overall Average Rating = 4 (out of 5)
Based on 6 votes.

From Al Nursi
Rating (out of 5):  

I really love this one!

Comment submitted: 4/14/2017 (#20256)

From D. Ramma
Rating (out of 5):  

Authentic! This is a great recipe.

Comment submitted: 7/4/2010 (#10822)

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Comment submitted: 6/25/2010 (#10766)

From jafrisaab
Rating (out of 5):  

This rania is out to lunch. What she means by cultural way, what part of the world she is living in, get with it, jafrisaab

Comment submitted: 11/3/2009 (#8962)

From Rose

Yeah, I love the images, I think it would be great.

Comment submitted: 5/26/2009 (#8177)

From M. L. V.
Rating (out of 5):  

I liked this recipe.

Comment submitted: 2/18/2008 (#4655)

From rania
Rating (out of 5):  

Yeah, I think this recipe is made cultural way.

Comment submitted: 1/27/2007 (#1331)

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