Broad Beans with Tomato and Cumin

Broad Beans with Tomato and Cumin


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Broad beans are a good accompaniment to meat or served as a spread for crusty bread at room temperature.

Serves: 4 

  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 kg broad beans, removed from the pod
  • 1 cup crushed tinned tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. In a heavy pan, cook the onion and garlic in olive oil until soft.
  2. Add the spices and cook for a minute before adding the beans, tomatoes, water and salt and pepper.
  3. Cover with a lid and cook very gently 10-15 minutes or until the beans are just soft.
  4. Add the lemon juice, coriander leaves and drizzle with olive oil. Cook another five minutes. Serve warm.

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