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.

1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
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21 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of seasonal summer ingredients with pan-fried pork chops served with colourful broad beans, spring onions, mint and Jersey Royal potatoes

1 hr
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve tricolore salad with a twist using heritage tomatoes, ricotta and salsa verde. A lovely summery side dish for a picnic, barbecue, or light lunch

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Soya beans, asparagus, broad beans and peas tossed in a vinaigrette make a delicious springtime accompaniment to roast lamb

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 2.5 out of 5 star rating

Lean red meat delivers iron and B vitamins in this protein-packed dinner, with aubergine purée as a delicious alternative to mash

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

A light lunch or dinner party starter of falafel-like patties served over labneh, a creamy Middle-Eastern strained yogurt cheese

1 hr and 35 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Lamb, pan-fried with polenta to give it an irresistibly crisp finish, served with tender broad beans, shallots and herbs

5 hrs and 15 mins
A challenge
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These griddled cutlets should be eaten like drumsticks, making this bright, fresh dish ideal for a sharing platter

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A creamy pancetta, broad bean and egg sauce makes an ideal accompaniment to ribbon pasta

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A beautifully British tart to make a picnic special

1 hr and 50 mins
More effort
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This broad bean dish will add a Middle Eastern twist to any summer occasion

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Delectable smooth soup, high in fibre and folic acid

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This green sauce is delicious stirred through pasta, spread on toast with crumbly cheese, or as a dip

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The whole family will enjoy this hand-held supper for a quick TV dinner

40 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use this rich game meat in a delicious light casserole with podded beans, bacon, light ale and thyme

3 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
44 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A lovely, light and fresh pasta dish

20 mins
Easy
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