Crushed peas and broad beans on toast
Waitrose and Partners

Crushed peas and broad beans on toast

Late spring and early summer is when veg is at its most squeaky-fresh. Enjoy the pop of peas and broad beans in this verdant dish.

  • Serves4
  • CourseStarter
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook5 mins
  • Total time20 mins
  • PlusCooling


  • 200g broad beans, podded
  • 200g fresh peas
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus 1 tbsp for drizzling
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 tbsp grated pecorino cheese
  • Small handful mint, leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 4 x 40g slices crusty bread
  • 1 garlic clove, halved