Starters & Light meals

Broad bean salad

15 minutes
10 minutes
Wine/Spirit Pairing
Woolworths Thelema Sauvignon Blanc

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  • 200 g baby leeks
  • 1 cup chicken stock or water
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 30 g anchovy fillets
  • 50 g capers
  • 3 T lemon juice
  • 300 g Woolworths broad beans, shelled and blanched
  • 100 g pecorino, shaved
  • 80 g rocket
  • ¼ cup olive oil

1. Poach the leeks in seasoned water or stock for 10 minutes. Allow to cool.

2. Lightly crush the anchovy fillets and capers together using a mortar and pestle. Add the lemon juice.

3. Toss together the leeks, broad beans, anchovy dressing, pecorino, rocket and season to taste. Drizzle with olive oil to serve.

Cook's note: "If you can find endive, use the leaves here instead of rocket.”

Find more budget beans recipes here.

Photograph: Jan Ras
Food assistant: Bianca Strydom


Abigail Donnelly

Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly

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