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Beans for Breakfast, Brunch or Lunch!


Beans for Breakfast, Brunch or Lunch!

One of my favorite childhood dishes, foul (“fūl”), is so delicious and filling (and so easy to make) that I just have to share it. It is traditionally eaten for breakfast, but is also welcomed at brunch or lunch. I’m preparing mine today for brunch, to be served along with a classy beet salad.

Fava Bean and Chickpea Foul

1 Can Fava Beans
1 Can Chickpeas
Juice of 1 Lemon
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Tsp Cumin
Up to 1/2 Tsp Kosher Salt to taste
Black Pepper to taste
1/2 cup diced Tomato
1/2 cup diced Onion
1-2 cloves minced Garlic
1 Tbsp minced Parsley
*Garnish: sweet peppers, green onion, Parsley

  • Pour the fava beans and the chickpeas together into a medium saucepan. Mix in the lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, salt and pepper.
  • Cover, and start the beans heating over medium heat while prepping the remaining ingredients
  • Add tomato, onion, garlic and parsley.
  • Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to low and let simmer uncovered for 20 minutes until most of the water is absorbed. Stir and gently smash occasionally with the back of a wooden spoon to help beans absorb the flavor of the sauce.
  • Garnish finished foul with chopped sweet peppers, green onion and bit of fresh parsley.

Beetroot Carpaccio

1 Raw Beetroot
1 Carrot
3 Radishes
Top with Avocado and Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • Peel the beetroot and carrot before slicing on the mandolin along with the radishes.
  • Plate starting with the beetroot, then carrots and radish, followed by avocado and balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Voilà!

And there you have it.  In about thirty minutes: a hearty and flavorful bean stew and beautiful, healthy veggie side-dish to wow your brunch mates.
Bon Appétit!

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Hana Zarour

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