Broad Beans Crushada

Serves: 2 as a main, 4 as a side
Prep: 15 – 20 mins


  • 400g broad beans (in their pods)
  • a handful of dill

For the dressing

  • 10 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 5 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • salt to taste



  • Shell the beans. Cover with boiling water and leave while you prepare the dressing.
  • Mix the crushed garlic, olive oil, cider vinegar and salt and beat until creamy.
  • Drain the beans. Crush with a fork, season with finely chopped dill and mix with the dressing.
  • Serve on toasted bread or as a side dish.


Recipe from The Food Fairy. Image from