Broad bean salad

    25 min

    You can prepare this flavourful broad bean salad in minutes. It's tomatoes, onion and cucumber tossed with fresh parsley, lemon juice and olive oil. Makes a great, simple, side dish for traditional Middle Eastern meals.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 (500g) bag frozen broad beans, cooked according to package instructions
    • 2 medium fresh tomatoes, chopped
    • 1 small onion, diced
    • 1 cucumber, diced
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • half a bunch fresh parsley, chopped
    • 1 lemon, juiced
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Combine cooked broad beans, tomatoes, onion and cucumber in a salad bowl. Toss with garlic, parsley, lemon juice and olive oil. Season with cumin, and salt and pepper to taste. Can be served room temperature or cold.

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    try removing the outer skin from the broad beans. makes the beans softer and tastier...  -  02 Jul 2014


    I found the flavour of the beans too bitter for the salad  -  15 Jan 2010


    Altered ingredient amounts. didn't like the beans so next time I'll use diced boiled eggs instead  -  15 Jan 2010