Broad bean, feta and watercress salad on a plate

Broad bean recipes

40 Recipes

Pop these delicious bright beans from their pods and serve whole or crushed.

Tomato, burrata & broad bean salad

4.5

(4 ratings)

Chop up tomatoes, toss with salt, top with creamy burrata and slather with a broad bean-flecked salsa verde to make this simple yet super-tasty salad
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pea & broad bean shakshuka

4.333335

(6 ratings)

We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea, broad bean & rocket risotto with chicken

4.333335

(3 ratings)

This fresh, spring risotto has great depth as it’s made from a stock of the pea pods, asparagus ends, and parsley stalks. There's less waste, more flavour...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Burrata bruschetta

4.5

(2 ratings)

Try a new twist on bruschetta, topped with burrata, broad beans, sugar snap peas, radish, mint and chilli. It makes a fab lunch or starter for a dinner party
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pods & sods with watercress

4.8

(5 ratings)

Soya beans, asparagus, broad beans and peas tossed in a vinaigrette make a delicious springtime accompaniment to roast lamb
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Summer vegetable & quail’s egg tart

0

(0 ratings)

A bread mix makes an easy cheat's base and is delicious topped with a creamy pea filling, broad beans, leeks, asparagus and cracked eggs
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Broad bean & dill pilaf

5

(1 rating)

This fragrant basmati rice dish with dill and broad beans makes a great vegetarian main course or versatile side dish for lamb and chicken
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Simple salmon with spring pasta

4.444445

(9 ratings)

Asparagus, peas and broad beans are all natural partners for fish, make them more indulgent with creamy tarragon pasta
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Broad bean, barley & mint salad

4.666665

(3 ratings)

These little green beans go really well with grains like pearl barley - for a light touch, serve cold with goat's cheese, mint and nuts
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Broad bean pilau

3.5

(2 ratings)

This broad bean dish will add a Middle Eastern twist to any summer occasion
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crushed broad bean pesto

4

(2 ratings)

This green sauce is delicious stirred through pasta, spread on toast with crumbly cheese, or as a dip
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Stewed rabbit with broad beans

5

(1 rating)

Use this rich game meat in a delicious light casserole with podded beans, bacon, light ale and thyme
  • 3 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

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