Broad Bean

Dr. Nandi’s Broad Bean & Couscous Salad

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Dr. Nandi’s Broad Bean & Couscous Salad

Broad Bean

Use organic ingredients whenever possible.

  • Author: Therese
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Ingredients

10 oz shelled fresh broad beans

6½ oz plain natural yogurt

1 clove garlic, crushed

2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

6 ½ oz couscous

3 spring onions, thinly sliced

Grated zest of 1 lemon

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp crushed sumac berries

2 Tbsp roughly chopped fresh mint

2 Tbsp roughly chopped fresh coriander

Instructions

Drop the shelled broad beans into a large saucepan of boiling salted water. Return to the boil and cook rapidly for 2-3 minutes, drain and place the beans in a bowl of cold water.

When cold, drain again. Remove the pale green skins from the beans and place the podded broad beans in a bowl.

Combine the yogurt, garlic and half the extra virgin olive oil. Place the couscous, spring onions and lemon zest in a large heat-proof bowl.

Bring 14 oz. of water to the boil. Pour it over the couscous, cover tightly with clingfilm and set aside for 7-10 minutes, or until the water is absorbed.

Add the broad beans and yogurt dressing to the couscous and stir through.

Stir in the cumin, sumac and herbs, tossing well to fluff up the couscous. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper, and drizzle with the remaining olive oil.

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