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
- 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.
- Put the beans, cooking liquid and lemon juice into a blender or food processor. (Add more liquid to make a thinner dip).
- Remove the mixture and place into a serving bowl. Stir in the salt.
- Serve with pita bread for dipping.
Other tips: Add tomatoes or onions or parsley.