Broad Bean Soup

Broad beans make a tasty soup in Janet Brinkworth's quick and easy recipe
By Janet Brinkworth
Broad Bean Soup
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 300 g fresh broad beans
  • 2.5 cm ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • juice of 1 lemons
  • dashes of olive oil
  • black pepper

Method

1. Place the broad beans in a saucepan. Add enough cold water to cover generously. Bring to the boil.

2. Cook the beans until tender, around 1-2 minutes.

3. Transfer the beans and their cooking liquid to a food processor. Add the ginger, garlic and lemon juice.

4. Blend until smooth, then strain through a sieve into a saucepan.

5. Stir in the lemon juice and olive oil. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

6. Gently reheat the soup. Serve hot from the stove.

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