Zero-waste Broad Bean Pods

Did you know you could eat broad bean pods? Here's our zero-waste tip to make the most of your pods by turning them into fritters. 

Substitute:

  • No ground ginger? Try with smoked paprika, curry powder or any spice you like. 

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients:

300 g Broad bean pods (pods only)

150 g Plain flour

1 tsp Ground ginger

150 ml Milk of choice

Salt & pepper

Vegetable oil (for cooking )

Recipe:

  1. Cut the broad bean pods in half.
  2. Tip your flour and milk into two separate bowls.
  3. Season the flour with ground ginger, salt and pepper. 
  4. Dredge the pods into the flour, then dip them in the milk and dredge through the flour again. 
  5. Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan. When it's hot, add the pods and cook until golden and crispy.  
  6. Season with a little sea salt.
  7. Eat the crispy pods on their own or with any dip you like.
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How to store

Store in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven for 10 minutes to get them extra crispy again.

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