Hellenic Grocery Fava Beans is the split peas cooked to form a pulp. Coming from the breath-taking volcanic estates of Santorini, Fava Split Peas are a real treat rich in phosphorus, potassium, iron and folate. Moreover, they are rich source of manganese and calcium, both of which sustain bone density and an overall healthy immune system. They are a good source of carbohydrates thus keeping high energy level. The preparation is simple and the result memorable. Just cook the peas in boiling water, puree them as mashed potatoes, serve them with a touch of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, some fresh lemon drops, rings of fresh red onion and finely chopped scallions. This unique “meze” is a crowd-pleasing attraction. Serving suggestions to accompany this plate include olives, sardines, grilled vegetables, thin slices of bread.