Broad beans for bread

Preparation info
  • Serves


    with a pre-dinner drink
    • Difficulty


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What to Eat Next

By Valentine Warner

Published 2014

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This recipe was originally called broad bean hummus but I find it irksome to mislabel things. It’s not really hummus but rather hummus-inspired, as it has no chickpeas in it, or tahini, for that matter. I hate the word ‘dip’, and broad bean purée sounds like something that should be accompanied by a gammon chop, whereas this is a nibble.

The bigger broad beans by the end of the season are far from tender and are really fit only for stewing or mashing. Prepared like this they are del