- 200 g yellow split peas
- 1.400 g water
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 onion, large, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
- 30 g balsamic vinegar
- chives, finely chopped, to garnish
Greek Fava (Yellow split pea puree) with caramelized onions
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- In a pot, add the split peas along with the water, and boil for 1 hour by regularly skimming the froth.
- As soon as it starts melting and the water is almost gone, add the salt and start mixing with a hand whisk.
- Lower the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes, by mixing every 2-3 minutes with the whisk, until your mixture becomes a thick cream.
- When it gets a bit cool, add the split peas into a bowl.
- Take a non-stick frying pan and sauté the onions with the olive oil for 5 minutes.
- Add the vinegar and let them boil for 1 minute.
- Add the onions on top of the split peas, garnish with finely chopped chive, and serve.
If you want, you can enjoy the fava with a little olive oil and raw, finely chopped onions.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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