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Broad Beans as a Vegetable

broad bean flowers    Photograph of a broad bean flower.

The flowers of the broad beans release a lovely scent. The broad bean itself is a nutritious vegetable that is very popular with some people. We always try to have a small patch of these growing in our garden. Broad beans are not difficult to grow, take up little space in a garden and will give a good crop and a healthy nutritious feed once harvested. You can eat the broad beans uncooked or cooked. Raw broad beans are very high in dietary fibre and a deliscous treat strait from the plant... more



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