Broad bean and cream cheese dip

4
10 minutes

Ingredients

Broad bean and cream cheese dip

  • 200g of broad beans, fresh or frozen
  • 200g of cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp of mascarpone
  • 2 tbsp of chives, finely chopped
  • Parmesan shavings, or Berkswell cheese shavings
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • Peter's Yard crispbread bites

Method

1
To begin, blanch the broad beans in salted water, then rinse under cold water. Once cold, remove the skins
2
Lightly crush half of the broad beans, keeping the others whole for garnish
3
Combine the cream cheese and mascarpone in a bowl and stir until creamy. Stir through the chopped chives and crushed broad beans along with 2 turns of the pepper mill, then transfer to a serving bowl
4
Dress the podded beans with a drizzle of olive oil and scatter them over the cream cheese mixture. Top with shavings of Parmesan or Berkswell cheese and finish off with a drizzle of olive oil and black pepper. Serve with crispbreads