Ingredients

Broad beans

Butter

Salt

Thick white sauce

 

Method

Choose beans with pods full and even sized, not too large, remove from pod and drop into cold water, plunge into boiling salted water, boil till skin cracks, drain, place in cold water, remove skins, put into another saucepan of boiling salted water and cook gently till tender. Drain and turn into a pan containing melted butter. Sauté then serve in thick white sauce.