Egyptian Fava Beans


  • 1 (16oz) can of cooked fava beans
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 and 1/2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • Red chili pepper to taste
  • Pita bread for serving.
This dish in Egypt is called Fool Medemmas. It is commonly served as a breakfast food.

  • Pour beans into a pot and bring to a boil, then mix them well and add the remaining ingredients.
  • Bring to a boil again, then reduce to medium and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Eat with pita bread.

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