Broad bean, feta & watercress salad

Broad bean, feta & watercress salad

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Prep: 15 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 4
Peppery watercress makes a bold base for this simple side dish, finished with crumbled cheese and crunchy pine nuts

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal278
  • fat21g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre8g
  • protein11g
  • salt1g
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Ingredients

  • 400g (podded weight) fresh or frozen broad beans
  • small pack mint, leaves picked and very finely chopped
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 100g bag watercress
    Watercress

    Watercress

    wort-er-cress

    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

  • 100g feta, crumbled
    Feta

    Feta

    feh-tah

    A creamy soft white cheese with an ancient history - nomadic tribes who needed to preserve the…

  • 25g pine nuts, lightly toasted

Method

  1. Put the broad beans in a bowl, pour over boiling water from the kettle, then drain and transfer to a bowl of cold water.

  2. Remove the skins from the broad beans by splitting them with your fingernail and slipping out the bean. Make the dressing by combining the mint and olive oil in a small bowl. Season generously.

  3. Toss the watercress with the broad beans, feta and the dressing. Scatter with the pine nuts and serve.

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