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Borlotti beans from garden...

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teacherwith2kids Fri 29-Jul-16 17:07:37

We have grown borlotti beans this year, and they are ripening fast, but we are likely to have fairly small quantities at any one time.

Any recipes? The ones can find use lots, and start from dried beans?

hooliodancer Fri 29-Jul-16 17:09:52

Simmer them with tomatoes and coriander, lovely. Make a kind of hummus with them.

teacherwith2kids Fri 29-Jul-16 17:15:21

Fresh coriander or seeds, hoolio?

hooliodancer Fri 29-Jul-16 17:16:59

Fresh. Also red onion which I forgot to say!

bookbook Fri 29-Jul-16 22:38:04

I grow borlotti beans. I actually open freeze them, after the pods have started to dry out. That way, they don't need soaking when I use them, just cook them for about 15 minutes ( as in recipe below),
This is my favourite recipe, and it freezes well too smile

ppeatfruit Sat 30-Jul-16 13:25:05

Lucky You Teacher I steam mine in the pods and make a tuna salad with them (using red onions, and dried herbs and garlic. As hoolio says the hummus made with them is much nicer than with chickpeas (they give me nasty wind ). {blush] sorry.

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