Fava Bean Dip Recipe. Add Mediterranean Fiber to Your Diet.


Try this Fava Bean Dip Recipe. Please let me know how you like it. :)

16 ounces of fresh fava beans, shelled and peeled (canned fava beans also okay) 
2 tablespoons lemon juice or freshly squeezed lemon
2 tablespoons tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt

pita bread for serving

  1. Fill a medium saucepan with water and bring it to a boil. Pour in the fava beans. Boil the beans for approximately 5 minues. Drain, reserving about 1 tablespoon of the cooking liquid. Peel the fava beans. 
  2. Put the beans, cooking liquid and lemon juice into a blender or food processor. (Add more liquid to make a thinner dip).
  3. Remove the mixture and place into a serving bowl. Stir in the salt. 
  4. Serve with pita bread for dipping.

Other tips: Add tomatoes or onions or parsley.


2 Responses to “Fava Bean Dip Recipe. Add Mediterranean Fiber to Your Diet.”

  1. KimNo Gravatar Says:

    I have been wanting to try this! Thanks for the recipe, I will let you know how it turns out :) Kim


  2. Fat LossNo Gravatar Says:

    Nice recipe.Healthy and good for people that need something different


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