Flageolet bean pie

Flageolet bean pie

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(11 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
An easy to prepare, comforting vegetarian main meal

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal421
  • fat17g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs49g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre9g
  • protein21g
  • salt1.73g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

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  • 1 onion, finely chopped
    Onion

    Onion

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  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 x 400g cans flageolet beans, drained and rinsed
  • 5 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 2 tbsp fresh or 2 tsp dried thyme leaves
  • 100g breadcrumb
  • 50g vegetarian cheddar cheese, grated
    Cheddar

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Method

  1. Heat grill to high. Heat the oil in a frying pan and gently fry the onion for about 5 mins until softened. Stir in the garlic and cook for another min. Add the beans, crème fraîche and half the thyme. Season well, then cook until heated through.

  2. Mix the breadcrumbs and cheese together, then stir in the rest of the thyme. Pour the bean mix into a baking dish and scatter with the breadcrumbs. Grill until the topping is crisp and golden. Serve with salad.

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foodyfreak
11th Feb, 2008
4.05
This recipie was delicious and had a lovely crunchy topping. I have used it as a main meal but also as a veg dish when I have had a party of people round for a meal. Everyone thought it was great and it was simple to make. Will keep it as a good stand by.
naomibrook21
1st Feb, 2008
THis is one of the worst dishes I've ever tasted. just a bit mush - not nice!

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