Fava bean puree

A delicious fava bean puree made with dried fava beans

Broad beans were a staple food in ancient times and are still common today in many cuisines of the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Broad beans, also known as broad beans, are also popular in Turkish cuisine for their delicious flavor and high nutritional value.
Broad beans are very high in protein and fiber and naturally low in fat and cholesterol. They have a pleasant light green color and a unique, earthy flavor.

A very popular Turkish appetizer

In Turkey, a popular appetizer, or “meze”, is a bean puree made with dried broad beans. The beans are boiled until soft and then filtered with good olive oil, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with fresh dill grass and arrange in a bowl.
It’s a great recipe for entertaining because it’s easy to make and you can make it ahead of time. The cream keeps very well for several days in the refrigerator.

Where can you find broad beans? The best place to find dried broad beans is at whole food markets, Middle Eastern markets, and the ethnic food section of the supermarket.

What do you need?
– 2 1/2 cup cups (dry
Fava beans )
– 8 cups of water
– 1 1/2 teaspoon of salt
– 1/2 tsp
– White pepper
– sugar
– 3 tablespoons of olive oil
Garnish: fresh chopped herb with dill.

Turkish meze with fava