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Broad beans with pancetta and shallots

Add a splash of summer to your cooking all year round by using delicious frozen broad beans.


Preparation method

  1. Remove the tough outer skins of the broad beans.

  2. In a frying pan, heat the olive oil and fry the pancetta and shallots until the shallots are soft and the pancetta golden-brown. Add the prepared beans and simmer for a further 2 minutes.

  3. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

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