Nectarine, pea, broad bean and spelt salad

Nectarine, pea, broad bean and spelt saladIngredients (serves 4 )

  • 2 ripe Nectarines (stoned and sliced)
  • 500g Cooked spelt
  • 50gm Flaked almonds (toasted)
  • 20gm Flat leaf parsley (picked)
  • 10gms Mint leaves (roughly chopped)
  • Seeds from ½ Pomegranate
  • 2 lemons (juice and zest)
  • 100ml smoked olive oil
  • 1 bunch spring onion (chopped)
  • 500gm fresh peas in shell
  • 500gms fresh broad beans in shell
  • 20gms Pumpkin seeds
  • Salt & pepper

 Method

  1. Pod , blanch and refresh fresh peas
  2. Pod, blanch, refresh and peel broad beans
  3. Whisk together smoked olive oil, lemon juice and zest and season well.
  4. Mix all ingredients together with the dressing except almonds and pumpkin seeds
  5. Leave to stand for 1 hour for flavour to develop
  6. Sprinkle with almonds and seeds
  7. Serve the spelt salad at room temperature