Egyptian Foul Recipe

Looking for an easy Egyptian Foul recipe? Learn how to make Egyptian Foul using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by szobay

Makes 4 servings



Good vegetarian dish, good with eggs for breakfast. Fava beans are also called Broadbeans. Nice served with Balady Bread - an Egyptian flat bread.

Recipe Ingredients for Egyptian Foul

1 1/2 cups fava beans, cooked
1 small onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1 large tomato, chopped
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin (but season to your own taste!)
1 dash cinnamon (but season to your own taste!)
1 dash clove (but season to your own taste!)
1 dash turmeric (but season to your own taste!)
1 dash cayenne (but season to your own taste!)
1 tablespoon lemon juice (or to taste)
1/2 tsp salt

Recipe Directions for Egyptian Foul

  1. First, cook onion in vegetable oil until limp.

  2. Add garlic and cook a little.

  3. Add large chopped tomato and cook until it just starts breaking apart.

  4. Add spices and lemon juice and stir.

  5. Add fava beans and salt to taste.

  6. Leave on low heat for about 15-20 minutes.

  7. Put in blender and puree until smooth.

  8. Place in serving dish and drizzle generously with olive oil.

  9. Serve with flat bread, such as pita bread.

Categories

Beans, Breakfast, Side Dish, Middle Eastern, Boil, Puree

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 127.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
215
Calories from Fat
11
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.2g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
306mg
13%
Potassium
763mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
37.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
15.3g
61%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
15.6g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 8% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
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