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Broad Bean, Mint & Feta Salad

This light and refreshing salad can be served as an appetizer or a light summer meal. For a more substantial meal, add some cooked quinoa or bulgur wheat.

Broad Bean, Mint & Feta Salad

Category: Salads & sides

Recipe in PDF format (print friendly)

  • Serves 1 as a light meal
  • Prep time: 15min
  • Cook time: 2min
  • Total time: 17min
  • Difficulty: Basic


  • 200g podded broad beans
  • 1 handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 2 handfuls of watercress leaves
  • 50g feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • pinch of salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


Cook the broad beans in a pot of boiling water for 2 minutes. Strain the beans and immediately refresh in ice-cold water for 5 minutes. Pop all of the broad beans out of their skins using the tip of a small knife. Mix the beans with mint and watercress leaves and crumble feta cheese over. For the dressing, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper and drizzle over the salad.

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