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Egyptian Beans (Fool Medames)  (Not yet rated)

An Egyptian bean dish with fava beans and lentils, seasoned with cumin.

Cal: 155 Fat: 7g Carbs: 18g Protein: 8g Fiber: 4g
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Original recipe serves 8

Ingredients (serves 8)

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  • salt ; to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin ; ground
  • water ; slightly salted
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • black pepper ; to taste
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup lentils ; red
  • 1 pound fava beans ; dried, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup green onions ; chopped
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  • Directions

    Place beans in a large saucepan, and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer over low heat for about 2 1/2 hours, covered. Add more water if needed. Add lentils, keeping it covered. Simmer until lentils and beans are tender and mixture is thick. Add cumin, lemon juice, and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to serving bowls, and garnish each with chopped green onion.

    Nutrition Facts*

    Based on a 2000 calorie diet per serving per serving
    DV %


    Calories: 155.4
    Total Sugars: 0.5g
    Carb.: 18.1g
    Fiber: 3.9g
    Total Fats: 7.3g
    Cholesterol: 0mg
    Protein: 7.7g
    Sodium: 15.5mg

    *Data provided by USDA

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