Jul 31, 2008

Ful (bean paste)

(pronounced "fool," bean paste)

Ful is the most important thing in the Egyptian man's life
Egyptians count on ful to continue their tough work day
ful isn't only a breakfast but also it can be lunch as well


2 cans (15-ounce each) cooked fava beans
6 cloves garlic, or to taste
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 Tablespoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed
¼ cup olive oil
1½ Tablespoons parsley, minced
Onions and tomatoes


Press the garlic cloves through a garlic press into a medium bowl.
Mash the garlic and salt together.
Cut the onions so the tomatoes into small pieces and add to the ingredients
Next, add the lemon juice, olive oil, and parsley to the garlic mixture and combine thoroughly.
Drain the beans well, rinse, and put beans into a large pot over low heat.
Add garlic mixture and stir with a wooden spoon to combine thoroughly.
Serve warm with the garnishes arranged on a platter.

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