Fava Beans in Spicy Tomato Sauce

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Fava Beans in Spicy Tomato Sauce
Fava Beans in Spicy Tomato Sauce

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Fava Beans in Spicy Tomato Sauce
Budget-friendly recipe
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A quick recipe with a special kick! Serve this as a side dish or an appetizer with bread.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
1
finely chopped
1
tablespoon
see note below
1
teaspoon
1
chopped
½
teaspoon
to taste
1
washed and drained, or 1.5 cups cooked fava beans

What You'll Need

  • Chef knife
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cup
  • Skillet
  • Wooden spoon

Directions

  1. In a skillet, heat oil. Add onion and cook until tender, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, berbere spice, and cumin. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add tomato, salt, and black pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add fava beans. Stir and cook for about 10 minutes.
  5. Serve with crusty bread or injera.

Chef Tips

  • You can replace berbere spice with your favorite chili powder and a pinch of ground cayenne.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
½
cup
Total calories:
121
Total fat:
4 g
Saturated fat:
1 g
Carbohydrates:
17 g
Protein:
5 g
Fiber:
5 g
Sodium:
638 mg
Attribution

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Author: 

Attribution: 

In collaboration with the International Rescue Committee San Diego, United Women for East Africa Support Team, and UC San Diego – Center for Community Health

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