Broad Bean Hummus


  • 400gm shelled broad beans
  • 4 peeled garlic cloves
  • Olive oil
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • Marjoram - a few sprigs
  • Paprika
  • Salt


Cook the beans until very tender, then put into food processor with half the lemon juice, garlic, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, marjoram, half a teaspoonful of paprika and a pinch of salt. Blend, adding more olive oil and/ or lemon juice as necessary.

Put in a bowl and pour some more oil on top, plus a sprinkle of paprika and maybe some chopped marjoram.

Serve with any sort of bread.