Shelled Fava Beans in Olive Oil
(Zeytinyagli Ic Bakla)
1⁄3 cup fresh fava beans, shelled*
50ml (scant 1⁄4 cup) extra virgin olive oil (half for cooking, half for after cooking)
1-2 garlic cloves, chopped
2-3 green onions, chopped
1 small carrot, peeled, chopped
1⁄4 cup Bell peppers, chopped
11⁄2 cups warm water
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice
Fresh dill, chopped
Heat up the garlic and olive oil in a medium-sized pot. When the smell of the garlic comes out, add the remaining ingredients and stir. Cover halfway with the lid and cook at low-medium heat until the vegetables are tender.
Let it cool down in the pot. Then, place on a serving platter. Drizzle with the remaining olive oil.
Garnish with dill. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
*Remove the beans from the big pods. Peel off the outer shells using a small knife.
Labels: Olive Oil Dishes