Recipe courtesy of Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright
Print
Total:
1 hr 50 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
1 hr 30 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds young fresh broad beans in their pods
  • 1/4 pint (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 pint (1 cup) boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped dill
  • 1/2 pint (1 cup) Greek yogurt
  • Hot pita bread, to serve

Directions

Wash the beans; top, tail and string them where necessary.

Heat the oil in a large, heavy, lidded pan. Saute the onions and garlic to soften. Reduce the heat, add the beans in their pods and the lemon juice and season with salt and sugar. Stir, and stew gently for 15 minutes stirring occasionally. Add water and half the dill, adjust to a gentle simmer and cook for 1 hour until the pods are very tender. Leave to cool. Pour the lot into a dish with rest of the dill. Serve with the yogurt and hot pita bread. This dish improves with keeping.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Really Simple Bean Burgers

Recipe courtesy of Pam Anderson

Refried Beans

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Black Beans and Rice

Recipe courtesy of Ingrid Hoffmann

Heavenly Sauteed String Beans with Garlic

Recipe courtesy of Patti LaBelle

Black Bean Chickpea Salad

Recipe courtesy of Jason Wrobel

Black Bean Soup

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Bean Sprout Salad

Recipe courtesy of Esther Choi

Cuban-Style Black Beans

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Smoky Black Bean Rice

Recipe courtesy of Laura Vitale

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here