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Salted Fava (Broad) Beans

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Overnight if using dried beans


Serves 1 - 1 Batch

gorgeous little crunchy snacks, absolutely perfect for pre dinner nibbles and so morish. Also great in salads. Good way of using up garden glut.

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  • 125g dried broad beans (fava or horse bean)
  • or
  • 200g fresh broad beans
  • 50g plain flour
  • 25g brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • twist balck pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 4tsbp olive oil


    1. preheat oven to 180C
    2. steam beans for five minutes (or presoak dried beans overnight. drain and dunk in cold water to cool slightly
    3. add all the other ingredients to a bowl to make a thick batter. add the beans and stir to coat.
    4. spread evenly on a greased baking tin and bake for 35 minutes, turning half way through.

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