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Do you want to perfect dining etiquette and develop excellent party prep skills? Are you looking for ways to have fun with your kids in the kitchen and entertain them with new food ideas? Look no further! To impress your guests and family with fine cooking, this section is all about tips to help you come up with quick and easy meals and host unforgettable gatherings.

Delicious smoked fava beans with spicy duqos sauce

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    Preparation Time

    10 Min

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    Cooking Time

    5 Min

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  • California Garden Fava Beans Plain Medammes - 1 can

  • Tahini - 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin - 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil to taste

  • To prepare duqos sauce:

  • Garlic - 3 cloves

  • Chili green pepper, chopped - 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato - 1

  • Cilantro - 1 handful

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper to taste

  • Tamees bread

  • Charcoal

  • Foil

  • Olive oil


Step 1

To prepare duqos sauce: In a chopper/food processor, process garlic, green pepper, tomato, cilantro, salt and pepper.

Step 2

In a pot over medium heat, place fava beans and heat for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat. Place a piece of foil shaped like a small cup in the pot. Add olive oil then a heated charcoal. Cover the pot. Let sit for around 5 minutes then remove foil.

Step 3

Transfer smoked fava beans to a serving bowl and partially mash them. Add ¾ quantity of duqos sauce, 2 tablespoons tahini, cumin and olive oil. Mix until combined.

Step 4

Garnish with remaining quantity of duqos sauce and tahini. Serve with tamees bread.