There’re fava beans in yesterday share. For some of us, it was the first time we saw favas in the pod. Here’s an easy middle eastern recipe to get you started. Don’t forget the grilled pita bread. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 Min
Cook Time: 10 Min
Ready In: 20 Min

– 1 (15 ounce) can fava beans
– 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 large onion, chopped
– 1 large tomato, diced
– 1 teaspoon ground cumin
– 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
– 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
– salt and pepper to taste
– ground red pepper, to taste

Pour the beans into a pot and bring to a boil. Mix them well and add onion, tomato, olive oil, cumin, parsley, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and red pepper. Bring the mixture back to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium. Let the mixture cook 5 minutes. Serve warm with grilled pita.