Braised broad beans and peas


  • Serves 6 people

"Araka is wonderful on its own as a vegetarian salad and it is wonderful as an accompaniment to mainstay meat dishes," says John Rerakis.

  • 250 gm podded broad beans(about 500gm unpodded)
  • 250 gm frozen peas, defrosted
  • 250 ml (1 cup) tomato passata
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 baby fennel bulb, thinly sliced
01   Preheat oven to 180C. Combine all ingredients and 125ml water in a roasting pan or ovenproof dish, season to taste and mix to combine. Bake until liquid is nearly evaporated and broad beans and peas are browned slightly (50 minutes-1 hour). Serve hot.
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