Australian Flag Welcome to

A fun and learning site for (K6) kids and their adults

Grandpa Pencil's
Recipe for

Broad Bean Soup


Broad Bean Soup


for 4 serves

  • 450g shelled Broad Beans
  • 100g Ham or Bacon
  • Salt to taste
  • 650 ml Wat
  • 3 to 4 Sage leaves and some Parsley
  • 2 small onions
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Puree
  • 4 slices toast


 You will need
Two saucepans, a wooden spoon, a sharp knife, a cutting board and a sieve


  • Boil the broad beans in salted water
  • Cut ham or bacon into small pieces and finely chop parsley, sage and onions
  • Place into a saucepan with a little oil and fry until slightly browned then add tomato puree
  • After a few minutes add about 625 ml water and stir
  • When broad beans are tender drain them and add to the soup
  • Continue to cook for a further 15 minutes or so with the lid on
  • Season to taste
  • Place a slice of toast in the bottom of the soup bowl and pour soup over



'A World of Trivia', 'Dear Grandpa Pencil' and 'A Cheapskate's Guide to Exploring Tasmania By Car'
with Google Custom Search

Published by Robin A Cartledge ~ ABN 19 924 273 138 ~ Low Head, Tasmania ~ Contact/Comment