Sweet Cicely and Marrow Beans

Sweet Cicely & Marrow Beans

Sweet Cicely and Marrow Fat Bean Recipe

Sweet Cicely, Wild Garlic and Marrow Bean Side Dish

This side dish is nice to enjoy with a fish dish or served straight on to a nice toasted and oiled piece of ciabatta, even simply tossed through some pasta is also nice – lots of ways to use this!

Will make a bowls worth – which will make a good side for 4 people


  • 200g bacon – diced
  • 4 Wild Garlic Stalks – chopped (or 2 cloves garlic)
  • 2 onions – finely chopped
  • 500g tin marrowfat peas - drained
  • 10g sweet cicely seeds
  • 50 ml veg stock


  • Put the bacon and onions in a hot pan and cook until golden brown
  • Add the stock and boil down until the liquid has almost all gone
  • Add the wild garlic and drained marrowfat peas and cook for a further minute
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the sweet cicely seeds
  • Serve cold or hot

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