White bean, parsley & garlic mash

White bean, parsley & garlic mash

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Canned beans and chickpeas are perfect for mashing when you need a speedy side dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal-
  • fat-
  • saturates-
  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
  • salt-
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 shallot or 1⁄2 a small onion, finely chopped
    Shallot

    Shallot

    shal-lot

    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 x 400g cans cannellini beans, drained
    Cannellini bean

    Cannellini bean

    can-a-leen-ee been

    Slightly kidney-shaped with squarish ends, cannellini beans are from Italy and are creamy white…

  • 50ml stock or water
  • large handful flat-leaf parsley

Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and tip in the shallots (or onion). Cook gently for 5 mins, then add the garlic cloves and cook for another 2 mins until soft.

  2. Tip the cannellini beans into the pan and mash roughly, adding a little stock or water to loosen. Stir in the parsley with plenty of seasoning. Great with roast white fish, spicy chorizo and griddled scallops

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Comments (3)

lanadumonde's picture
2.5

This was alright. It needed something more, so I added a bit of lemon juice, and some creme fraiche for texture, but it still wasn't fantastic. Probably won't make again.

ceinwenea's picture

this was absolutely delicious. we had it served with fish, but would be equally nice with chicken or any sunday roast

granite's picture
5

This went really well with everyone that tasted it. I also used it as a dip!! easy to make.

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