Rice with Dill and Fresh Fava Beans

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Authorbaidoone
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Like other legumes, fava beans have a high nutritious value. However, they do not appear on our table very frequently.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time25 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time45 mins

 1 cup fresh fava beans
 3 tbsp Olive oil
 1 medium onion, finely chopped
 1 cup fresh dill, chopped
 2 cups Basmati rice, cooked
 1 tsp turmeric

1

Shell the fava beans and boil for 7 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water. When cool enough to handle, slip off the tough outer skin of the beans.

2

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté the onions for 5 minutes or until golden brown.

3

Add the dill, beans, rice, and turmeric. Mix well. Season with salt to taste.

4

Cover the skillet. Reduce the heat and cook for 10 minutes.

5

Serve hot.

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Ingredients

 1 cup fresh fava beans
 3 tbsp Olive oil
 1 medium onion, finely chopped
 1 cup fresh dill, chopped
 2 cups Basmati rice, cooked
 1 tsp turmeric

Directions

1

Shell the fava beans and boil for 7 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water. When cool enough to handle, slip off the tough outer skin of the beans.

2

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté the onions for 5 minutes or until golden brown.

3

Add the dill, beans, rice, and turmeric. Mix well. Season with salt to taste.

4

Cover the skillet. Reduce the heat and cook for 10 minutes.

5

Serve hot.

Rice with Dill and Fresh Fava Beans

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