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Delicious Broad Bean Dip

Delicious Broad Bean Dip

Served as an hors d'oeuvre or a snack this delicious broad bean dip is quick and easy to make.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack


  • ½ kg Broad Beans (This is about 125 g once shelled)
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil plus a bit to drizzle over afterwards
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 3 tbsp Cream Cheese
  • ½ cup Double Cream Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • Mint Leaves (Keep a few for a garnish)
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  • Boil the shelled beans in salty water for 2 to 3 minutes until tender.
  • Remove the outer skins by making a small incision and slipping the bean out. This step is optional for making the dip.
  • Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blitz until everything is chopped up and has a smooth consistency. Adjust the seasoning to your taste.
  • Pour into a serving bowl and garnish with a drizzle of olive oil, a sprinkling of paprika and a few of the mint leaves.
  • Serve with chips (crisps), Bruschetta or a fresh veg platter.