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Bacon Chops with Broad Beans & New Potatoes

A really simple but delicious way of serving our popular bacon chops, and especially when fresh broad beans are in season. Great as a quick supper dish.

September 22, 2019
: 48
: 15 min
: 15 min
: 30 min
: Easy

So simple, and yet so delicious!

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Ingredients
  • 2 bacon chops
  • 100g broad beans (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 20g butter 
  • 250g new potatoes, halved a
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar 
  • ½ tsp salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
Directions
  • Step 1 Fry the bacon chops in 1 tbsp oil in a heavy based frying pan for 10 mins, until browned, turning once during cooking. Remove and keep warm.
  • Step 2 Meanwhile bring the potatoes to the boil in salted water over a high heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes until par cooked. Drain and refresh in cold water.
  • Step 3 Either steam the broad beans over the potatoes for 5 mins or simmer the broad beans for 3-4 minutes. Run them under cold water and peel off the grey skins if using fresh beans.
  • Step 4 Heat the remaining oil and butter in the same heavy based pan over a medium to high heat and fry the potatoes until they are really brown and crisp, approx. 5 minutes, add the broad beans, parsley, season and toss. Finally sprinkle with the sherry vinegar.
  • Step 5 Serve alongside the bacon chops.