Looking for broad bean recipes? We have dozens of delicious broad bean recipes to make the most of this summer legume. Broad beans are at their best between end June and September.
Risotto is comfort food at its best, and you can ring the changes by adding almost any fresh ingredients you have to hand. This one uses fresh asparagus, baby carrots and young spring peas and beans.
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.
Beautiful hearty broad bean soup, thickened with potato and flavoured with bacon. A wonderfully unique way to use in-season broad beans. Use frozen if out of season.
I can't stress enough how much better this is if it is stirred constantly. If one arm gets tired, switch arms. Taste the rice for doneness before serving. Nothing worse than a plate of crunchy risotto. Try it, and you will find it is well worth it!
Fresh broad beans are among the most anticipated summer vegetables. You can use fresh broad beans for this recipe - just go about cleaning them as needed. But this traditional Greek dish can be enjoyed year round with tinned or frozen broad beans, which is almost just as good! Serve with crusty bread and good feta for a hearty vegetarian main.