MINTY BROAD BEAN DIP

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

200g podded broad beans
200g Greek yogurt
Small handful of mint leaves
20g Pecorino cheese, grated (or Parmesan)
Half a clove garlic, crushed (optional)
Salt and pepper

A selection of vegetable crudités – carrots, cucumber, celery, peppers, radishes, Little Gem lettuce – to serve

Method:

1. Cook the broad beans in a pan of boiling water for about 4-5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water. Shell the beans and discard the skins, if necessary, very small, young beans will be fine as they are.

2. Put the beans, yogurt, mint, cheese and garlic (if using) into a food processor. Whizz until you have a thick green puree. Season to taste.

3. Serve the dip with a selection of colourful vegetable crudités.


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