Authentic Greek Fava

Discover the unique and delicious taste of authentic Greek Fava. This dish is made with yellow split peas and is a healthy and affordable option for any meal.

what you'll need
  • 250 g yellow split peas
  • 40 ml olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 carrot
  • 800 ml vegetable broth
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp pepper
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step 1

Start by chopping the onion, garlic and carrot into small pieces. Then, add olive oil to a medium-sized pot and sauté them on high heat for 4 minutes.

step 2

Next, add the vegetable broth and split peas to the pot and stir them together.

step 3

Add the salt, pepper, oregano and thyme to the pot and simmer at very low heat for 45 minutes (until all of the water has evaporated).

step 4

While the pot is simmering, check it every so often and remove any foam forming on the sides.

step 5

Carefully pour the pot’s contents into a food processor and blend until the mixture becomes puréed and smooth.

step 6

Serve warm or cold and garnish with thin sliced onions, capers and olive oil.

Authentic Greek Fava

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