Smashed Broad Bean, Avocado, Mint and Feta

Smashed Broad Bean, Avocado, Mint and Feta
Makes 1 1/2 cups Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 5 minutes


  • 500g bag Wattie's Frozen Broad Beans
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • Juice from ½ lemon to taste
  • 75g creamy feta, crumbed
  • Handful fresh mint leaves, chopped


  1. Plunge the Wattie’s Broad Beans into boiling water. Return to the boil and then simmer for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water. Squeeze the small green beans from their skins, discarding the skins.
  2. Mash the beans with a fork. Mash the flesh of the avocado with a fork and add to the broad beans, with the lemon juice, crumbled feta and mint. Mix well. Season with black pepper.
  3. Serve on toasted ciabatta bread.


  • Place a slice of prosciutto on the ciabatta before topping with the spread.
  • Spoon onto toasted ciabatta and garnish with cooked prawns and a little mayonnaise.
  • For something different, try using Wattie's Frozen Baby Peas instead of Broad Beans.