Vignarola is a classic Italian recipe or medley of vegetables. Main ingredients oftent include broad beans, peas, lettuce, artichokes and spring onions. Pancetta can also be added for people who like it.
Vignarola is a realy simple dish and will accompany many recipes or can feature as a light lunch with some crusty bread. Nigella will be cooking her version containing Broad beans, peas, artichokes, thyme and mint to accompany her pork loin stuffed with parma ham and oregano.
The secret to a good vignarola is to get a good balance of ingredients so that there is an equal quantity of each one on your fork everytime, so it will be interesting to see how Nigella makes her version.