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Arabian Bean Salad (Full Madammas)

An Easy Middle Eastern Dish to Jumpstart Dinner

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Servings:4
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

"Good Morning America's" Diane Sawyer brought back more than just souvenirs from her trip to Syria. She made sure to pack some delicious Syrian recipes along with her, transporting the flavors of the Middle East back to the U.S.

Here is a recipe for Ful Medammas, which is an Arabian Bean Salad.

Ingredients

  • Salad
  • 1 cup dried ful, rinsed and drained (small-size beans)
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 medium ripe tomato, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup yellow onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • Dressing
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, for the juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Cooking Directions

    Place the beans (ful) in a medium pot and add 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil, turn off the heat, and let stand 1 hour, covered. Drain.

    Return the ful to the pot and add 4 cups of fresh water. Bring to a boil, covered, and reduce to a simmer.

    Cook 15 minutes or until the beans are tender. Drain. Mix the beans with the tomato, garlic, parsley, and onion.

    Prepare the dressing and toss with the vegetables.

    Chill before serving.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: ful beans, onion, parsley

    Course: Appetizer/Starter, Dinner, Dressing, Lunch, Salad, Vegetable


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