2 cans of cooked fava beans
1 clove of garlic, peeled
1 teaspoon of salt
1 fresh tomato, finely chopped
1 to 2 scallions, chopped
juice from 1 large or 2 small lemons
Heat the beans and liquid to nearly boiling. Mash garlic and salt to a paste in a medium bowl. Add the tomato and scallions to the bowl. Drain the beans, reserving a few tablesppons of the cooking liquid. Add the beans and reserved liquid to the bowl. Add the lemon juice to the bowl. Add olive oil (approx 1/8 C) to moisten everything.
Stir and adjust seasoning. Salt for slight flavor. Olive oil for body. Lemon juice should not be overpwoering, counter with olive oil or reserve liquid. Serve with warm pita.