• 1½kg broad beans
  • 1 spring onion, trimmed and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 15g fresh mint leaves


  1. 1

    Pod the beans. Bring a small pan of water to the boil and carefully tip the beans into the pan. Boil for 3 minutes, then drain and plunge straight into a bowl of cold water. They should pop out of their skins when you peel them.

  2. 2

    Put the beans into a blender with the spring onion, crème fraîche and mint, and purée until smooth. Serve with cruditès of your choice.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 645kj 154kcal 8%
  • Fat 5.7g 8%
  • Saturates 2.9g 15%
  • Sugars 2.4g 3%
  • Salt 0.1g 2%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 348kj/83kcal

Each serving provides

11.4g carbohydrate 9.1g fibre 9.9g protein

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