Fresh Broad Beans with Swiss Chard and Tromboncino Courgette

A Traditional Cypriot Meal!

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Prep time

Cook time

Total time

Difficulty Degree

Serves

10-15 minutes

15-20 minutes

30 minutes

Easy

4 persons

Broad beans constitute a Traditional Cypriot dish, tasty and hearty meal during the fasting period and also ideal for a low fat diet.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups fresh broad beans, peeled and washed
  • 2 small Tromboncino Courgette, washed and cutted in small cubes
  • 1 bunch of Swiss Chard washed and chopped
  • 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin organic olive oil
  • Fresh lemon juice-for taste
  • sea salt and ground black pepper(optional) for taste




Preparation:
1.Put the broad beans in a casserole with hot water and let them boil for 5-6 minutes.
2.Rinse the broad beans in a colander, change the water continue the  boiling for another 5 minutes.



3.Add the courgettes and let them cook until soft(insert a small knife to check if ready) and for the end add the swiss chard boiling for another 2-3 minutes.



4.Drain the water and serve with olive oil and lemon(or olive oil and vinegar), black olives and canned sardines, tuna, mackerel or salmon and fresh spring onion.

Tip of the Chef

Serve with black olives, onion and canned sardines in olive oil/salmon/tuna for a complete meal.

 

 

Tip of the Nutritionist

Boiled fresh Broad Beans have a little colories 48 kcal per 100gr.
They are rich in Antioxidants, they have high fiber content and vitamin C.

 



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