Broad Bean, Feta and Crisp Parma Ham with Lemon Dressing

PREPARATION TIME: 20 MINUTES
COOKING TIME: 10 MINUTES
SERVES 4 EASY / PREPARE AHEAD

250g (9oz) broad beans (podded weight)
250g (9oz) soya beans (available frozen)
100g (4oz) crusty bread, torn 1tbsp olive oil 6 slices Parma ham 250g (9oz) feta cheese fresh mint leaves, to serve
for the lemon dressing:
juice 2 lemons 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 Heat the oven to 200 C, 180 C fan, 400 F, gas 6. Place the beans in a pan of boiling water; cook for 3 minutes. Drain; cool under cold running water.

2 Spread the bread on a baking tray, sprinkle with sea salt and drizzle with the olive oil. Bake for 10 minutes until crisp and golden. Place the Parma ham on another baking sheet and cook for 5 to 8 minutes until crisp. Remove and rest on kitchen paper. Once cool, break into shards.

3 Mix the dressing ingredients and season. Mix the beans, feta and mint; drizzle with the dressing. Top with the ham and croƻtons and serve.

Per serving: 452 calories, 27g fat (11g saturated), 25g carbohydrate

Try this Back and streaky bacon would make a great alternative to Parma ham.

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