Broad bean and goats cheese salad with chilli and lemon dressing

For a speedy and simple summer lunch, try Mathew Drennan`s delicious medley of goats' cheese, broad beans and rocket with a zingy lemon dressing
By Matthew Drennan
Broad bean and goats cheese salad with chilli and lemon dressing
  • Rating:
  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 750 g shelled broad beans
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus a little extra for drizzling
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • black pepper
  • 1-2 red chillies, seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 small handful mint, chopped
  • 1 handfuls wild rocket
  • 200 g English crumbly goats' cheese, or feta

Method

1. Blanch the broad beans for 2-3 minutes. Drain and refresh under cold running water.

2. Slip each broad bean out of its skin and into a large bowl.

3. For the dressing, crush the garlic clove and put into a small bowl.

4. Whisk in the oil and lemon juice. Season to taste.

5. Stir in the chillies and mint. Set aside.

6. Stir the rocket through the broad beans, drizzle the dressing over the beans and gently toss together.

7. Break the goats' cheese or feta into pieces and stir through the bean mixture. Serve with fresh crusty bread or warm pitta bread.

Rate This Recipe

1
2
3
4
5