Sunday, May 29, 2011

Tim's Recipe for Greek Fava Bean Stew; a Tasty Wee World Wonder

This is a delicious vegetarian gluten-free recipe from Tim's book What a Wonderful World for Greek Fava Bean Stew. In Greece, the sharing of a meal with loved ones is even more important than its preparation. We hope you will enjoy this with family and friends while finding a Wee World Wonder and a great trip around the world for your taste buds!

You need:
 1/2 cup of olive oil
1 large onion chopped
4 celery stalks chopped
2 medium carrots chopped
2 garlic cloves crushed
1/2 cup tomato paste
1 1/2 cups vegetable stock
2 1/2 cups canned Fava or Romano beans
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
salt and pepper to taste

Heat oil in a large sauce pan
Add onions, celery and carrots, saute for 4-5 mins
Add garlic and saute for 2 mins
Add tomato paste and water or stock
Bring to a boil; simmer for 10 mins
Add fava beans, cinnamon, salt and pepper.
Cook for 20 mins
serve over rice

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