Jersey Royals with broad beans

Jersey Royals with broad beans recipe

5 ratings

Crispy bacon and creamy tarragon mayonnaise makes this salad extra special. This delicious side makes the perfect accompaniment to a Sunday roast or a light summer meal. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook, 30 mins to cool
  • 459 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 1kg (2lb) Jersey Royal potatoes
  • 3 bacon rashers
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) fresh or frozen broad beans
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • ½ x 30g pack fresh tarragon, chopped
  • 8½ tbsp mayonnaise
  • ½ lemon, juiced

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1920kj
    459kcal
    23%
  • Fat

    28g 40%
  • Saturates

    5g 24%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    1g 17%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 47.2g Protein 8.2g Fibre 5.9g

Method

  1. In a large pan, boil the potatoes until tender. Drain and return to the warm pan to dry out a little.
  2. Meanwhile, fry the bacon rashers until crisp, then chop into very small pieces. Blanch the broad beans in boiling water for 2 minutes and drain. Rinse in cold water and then drain again. Squeeze out the beans from their outer skins and set aside.
  3. Halve the potatoes, or slice into chunks, leaving the smaller potatoes whole, and put in a bowl. Pour over the vinegar and season well. Toss the warm potatoes to help them absorb the vinegar, then add the chopped bacon, broad beans and tarragon.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise and lemon with a little seasoning. Add the mayonnaise to the warm potatoes and mix well until combined. Chill for 30 minutes before serving.

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