Healthy Kids

Broad bean salad

Hero seasonal produce with this fresh, simple salad.

Written by Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation
  • Serves: 6

  • Fresh from the garden: Broad beans, lemon, mint

  • Season: Winter/Spring


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What to do

    1.  Fill the medium saucepan with water and put it on to boil.

    2.  Prepare all of the ingredients based on the instructions in the ingredients list.

    3. Cook the beans in the boiling water for 5 minutes or until just tender.

    4. Tip the cooked broad beans into the colander, refresh them under cold running water and drain.

    5. Peel and discard the skins (double pod).

    6. Whisk together the lemon juice and oil in the small jug.

    7. Season with pepper.

    8. Combine the broad beans, lemon zest, mint and feta in the large bowl and toss.

Written by Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation is a not-for-profit charity whose vision is to see children form positive food habits for life. The Foundation provides the inspiration, information, professional development and support for educational institutions to deliver pleasurable food education, in conjunction with educators, partners and the wider community.

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