To honor our ancient ancestors we should have a bit of Food from the past to honor them this Winter Solstice
Ancient Egyptian Recipe: Ful Medammes
Ful medammes is a dish made of fava beans marinated in lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil.
The dish is a popular street food in Egypt and is traditionally served for breakfast,
smeared on pita bread slices with some hard boiled eggs.
It’s very flavorful and filling.
1 lb. dried fava beans
3/4 clove garlic, chopped
3 tbsp olive oil
1/4 c. lemon juice
3/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. chopped fresh parsley
- Boil fava beans for 1 to 2 hours over medium heat or until tender.
- Drain water.
- Add salt, lemon juice, and garlic.
- Mix well.
- Pour in bowl and garnish with parsley and olive oil.
- If desired, garnish with pickled onions and sliced hard boiled eggs.