500g Yellow Split Peas

2 Whole Onions Chopped

½ Tea Spoon Salt

½ Tea Spoon Pepper

¼ Cup Olive Oil

Tablespoon Lemon Juice

Pinch Parsley



  1. Rinse the fava.
  2. Boil the Peas together with the onions and 6-7 cups of water for about 1 ½ hour.
  3. Pass it through a food mill or puree sieve or a food processor.
  4. Put the puree in the pot again and warm up, add some salt, pepper and about ¼ cup of olive oil. Let it come to a boil for a few minutes.
  5. Serve with some chopped raw onion, parsley and lemon.

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