Slow Cooker Ful Medames

This vegan slow cooker ful medames is filling, comforting, rich, and delicious. Okay, so this bowl of lumpy, brown beans is not going to win any awards for beauty, but taste...taste is a different matter. I'm not kidding when I say they'll warm your heart. 

Ful Medames - a vegan, slow cooker recipe for fava beans, onions, garlic, and cumin. A healthy, delicious breakfast recipe.

What is Ful Medames?

Ful medames is a staple, comfort food served across the Middle East and North Africa often eaten for breakfast. Every country, and even some cities, have their own recipe for ful. Some put different spices or vegetables in, but I'm giving you a standard, simple recipe that you can embellish. 

Ful Medames - a vegan, slow cooker recipe for fava beans, onions, garlic, and cumin. A healthy, delicious breakfast recipe.

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I hope you enjoy this dead easy + delicious recipe! 


Yield: 4 servings

Slow Cooker Ful Medames

This ful medames recipe is a filling, comforting, and delicious Middle Eastern dish.

prep time: 10 minscook time: 8 hourtotal time: 8 hours and 10 mins

ingredients

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans fava beans, drained and rinsed

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 red onion, sliced

  • 1 1/2 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon cumin

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • Optional - tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, pita bread

instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a slow cooker and cook for 8 to 8.5 hours on low. 

  2. After cooking, transfer the contents to a blender. Blend on low for 15 seconds or pulse 3 to 4 times, till the mixture is mostly blended. 

  3. Transfer to bowls and serve warm, with cucumbers, tomatoes, and/or warm pita bread. 

calories

212

fat (grams)

5

carbs (grams)

28

protein (grams)

12

sugar (grams)

2

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