Broad Bean Tips
Fava Tips | Broad Bean Tips
Snipped to both divert energy into the bean growth and reduce potential breeding sites for pests such as aphids, broad bean tips are an added treat when growing beans. They have a similar flavour to the beans and are tender and soft – also a bit like a pea shoot.
Store in a humidity-controlled environment in your refrigerator.
In the Kitchen
You can use the leaves as a leafy green in things like stirfries, pasta dishes, quiches and soups. Lightly sautéing them with garlic and oil is great too, as is incorporating them into a salad. We use them as garnish, also, especially with pasta.