Avocado & broad bean dip
A lovely vibrant green dip, great for a summer lunch or picnic. Avocados are a highly nutrient dense fruit and are full of healthy fats, this is a great alternative to the usual guacamole, incorporating some lovely seasonal, fresh broad beans.
- 200g broad beans
- 1 avocado
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Small bunch mint
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Bring a saucepan of water to the boil, add the broad beans and blanch for two mintues, then drain, and plunge into cold water.
- Peel off the skins, and put the beans in a food processor.
- Add the avocado, lemon juice, olive oil, and mint, and blitz until almost smooth.