Traditional Greek Fava with Tomato Sauce is made with fava beans which are yellow split peas that are mostly served as a dip. Fava beans are also known as Vicia faba are widely cultivating and can be fried, causing the skin to split open, and then salted and eaten as a savory, crunchy snack.
Fava with Tomato Sauce
- 4 cup water
- 1 cup fava beans
- 1 onion
- olive oil
- tomato sauce
- Over medium heat place a saucepan with the water and bring it to boiling. Add the fava beans, pepper, salt, and a pealed onion, and let it cook for 45 minutes.
- Transfer the fava beans to a bowl in tomato sauce and add the onions, olive oil, and capers.
- Serve with bread and red wine.
Inspiration and adaptation: recipeswise.com, tastybg.com, wikipedia.org
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