Fava with Lemon and Onion

December 18, 2017


1. 500 gr. fava
2. 3 onions,  chopped 
3. 2 garlic cloves, crushed
4. 3 cups hot water
5. The juice of 1-2 lemons
6. 1/2 cup olive oil
7. Salt and pepper 


Boil the fava in water. Be careful for the water not to spill, and from time to time skim the surface to keep the water clean. When it is ready, strain. In a saucepan, put some of the oil, the garlic and the onion. Stir for a few minutes until the chopped onion takes some color. In a blender, put the fava, the half of oil, the juice of one lemon and whisk until the mixture to homogenized. Then add the onions, the garlic and the remaining oil. Whisk and taste; maybe it needs more lemon juice.
Your fava with lemon is ready!

Suggestion: If you like, you can add (at the end) parsley, some more chopped onion or capers. You can also add thyme.

		Source: www.dikotylon.gr 						

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