I want to start a recipe swap day.... and it will go like this:
Once or twice a month, say like on a Monday...(why Monday??? well it is the longest and the most boring day of the week, and just because...) whoever wants to participate will post a favorite recipe on their blog. I'm not asking you guys to give out old family secret recipes or anything... it could be something you created or something form a cookbook or a magazine that you like. We can make it seasonal, special holiday recipes etc. etc.
So tell me what you think and if any of you guys are interested in joining in the fun. I'm going to throw in a bonus recipe today. It looks like most of you showed interest in the delightful dish I had posted last week, so I will share this one today.
Looking forward to some feedback from all of you guys...
Ok, so this dish is a middle eastern one, we usually eat it in the morning, when we can have some friends over, and spend a nice Sunday morning. It is very hardy and will keep you going for most of the day.
You will need a few cans of Fava Beans (depending on how many people you are having)
- *a 29oz can usually will feed two
- *empty the beans and the juice into a large pot and just warm it up
- *olive oil
- *lemon juice
- *tahini (sesame paste)
- *salt, pepper, paprika and cumin powder
- *chopped onions
- *minced garlic
- *chopped tomatoes
- *chopped jalapenos
- *chopped parsley
- *pomegranate seeds (optional)
- *crumpled feta cheese (optional, I like adding this to mine)
- *chopped hard boiled eggs (optional)
To serve, pour some beans with juice in a bowl, mash the beans a bit with your fork, pile on all the goodies, season to taste, mix it all in and enjoy, a shot of chilled vodka goes well with this, especially if you have some friends over.
So leave me a few words below and let me know what you think of the recipe swap idea and we'll go from there, Thanksgiving is around the corner, so we can start with some dishes for that holiday.