2 cans (19 oz each) fava beans, small or large
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ medium onion, diced
½ large cucumber, seeded and diced
3 small tomatoes, chopped
1 sweet pepper, seeded and diced
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1-2 tbsp cumin
Freshly squeezed juice from 2 lemons
In saucepan, bring beans and their liquid to boil and cook beans until soft.
Drain and reserve liquid. Add ½ cup liquid to beans and mash. Add olive oil and remaining ingredients. Stir and serve warm or cold with pita.
- You can also cook dried fava beans and use them instead of the canned.
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