All posts tagged: broad beans

Eggs with Broad and Runner Beans

Is that a boring title? It’s a boring title. I was going to call it green eggs and then I decided that was too non specific and nobody would be able to find it on the interwebs and there was no ham so people might be disappointed so.. here we are. This is a recipe making very good use of two lovely green things that are in abundance in the UK at this time of year (broad beans and runner beans) with an egg in the mix to make it a proper meal. These beans are the sort of things that allotment owners might find themselves drowning in at the moment if they’ve had a particularly successful year. Double podding broad beans is a labour of love, there are no two ways about it, so this might not be a 15 minute meal (although it shouldn’t take you much longer than 20, in fairness). It is, however, incredibly simple and requires just the tiniest of food shops. A couple of different vegetables and an egg …