Fast Recipes

Broad beans and pecorino

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast food starter recipe for broad beans and pecorino

By Adelaide Lucas
  • Serves 4
Broad beans and pecorino
Broad beans and pecorino


  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup loosely packed flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • ¾ cup oregano leaves, loosely packed
  • 2 anchovy fillets
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 60 ml olive oil (¼ cup)
  • 200 gm double-peeled broad beans
  • To serve: wedge of pecorino and crusty bread


  • 1
    Juice lemon, reserving juice. Using a sharp knife, remove lemon rind, withoutpith, and coarsely chop. Place lemon rind, parsley, oregano, anchovies, garlic and oil in a mortar and, using a pestle, pound to a coarse paste. Season to taste with reserved lemon juice, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Combine broad beans with paste and serve with a wedge of pecorino and crusty bread.


Drink Suggestion: 2006 George Wyndham Semillon Sauvignon Blanc.