Recipe: Spicy broad bean dip

By Angela Casley

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Spicy Broad Bean Dip. Photo / NZH
Spicy Broad Bean Dip. Photo / NZH

Makes 2 cups

• 500g bag frozen broad beans
• 2 cloves garlic
• zest and juice of 1 lemon
• 1 small green chilli, chopped
• ¼ cup coriander, chopped
• ½ tsp cumin
• 20ml olive oil
• Paprika, for garnish


1. Bring a pot of salted water to the boil and plunge the broad beans in for 3 or 4 minutes. Remove, strain and plunge in ice-cold water to cool.

2. Remove the husks from the broad beans. Place the beans into a food processor.

3. Add the garlic, lemon, chilli, cumin, olive oil, pepper and salt to taste.

4. Process until smooth, or to your liking. Place into a serving bowl.

5. Serve with crostini or as part of a platter.

- VIVA

- NZ Herald

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