Fava Bean Cake with Diced Red Peppers and Yogurt

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Fava Bean Cake with Diced Red Peppers and Yogurt

Fava Bean Cake with Diced Red Peppers and Yogurt
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes Source: MM User
Main Ingredient: Bean & Legume
Meal Type: Lunch Entrée, Dinner Entrée
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Good Source of Fiber
Origin: Mediterranean & Mid-Eastern
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Vegetarian

An interesting way to serve your vegetables!


2 cups canned Fava beans, drained and rinsed
1 large Egg
1 Onion, peeled and diced
1 teaspoon minced Garlic
1 tablespoon Olive oil, plus extra oil for frying
1 tablespoon fresh Lemon juice
3 tablespoons all-purpose Flour
2 tablespoons chopped Italian Parsley
1 1/2 cups plain low-fat or regular Yogurt, for garnish
1 red Pepper, seeded and diced, for garnish


1. Combine fava beans, egg, onion, garlic, 1 tablespoon olive oil, flour, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon parsley in food processor. Process until coarsely chopped and well combined.

2. Heat 2 to 3 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium heat. When hot, scoop 1/4 cup bean mixture into oil and repeat until skillet is full. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on one side, and when firm and slightly brown, turn over to cook other side. Carefully remove from skillet and place on plates. Repeat with remaining bean mixture until mixture is used up.

3. To serve, spoon generous scoops yogurt over each serving and sprinkle with parsley and diced red pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 300
Total Fat: 11 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 381 mg
Carbohydrates: 44 g
Protein: 22 g
Fiber: 7 g
Vitamin A: 2875 IU
Vitamin C: 120 mg
Calcium: 464 mg
Iron: 4 mg

Cook's Notes: