Butter bean and tomato salad in a white bowl

Butter bean recipes

43 Recipes

Cook a quick supper with butter beans. This storecupboard staple can be enjoyed either whole in salads and casseroles, mashed, or blitzed in soups and more.

Butter bean & tomato salad

4.47

(25 ratings)

This quick and easy vegan French salad combines delicious flavours - perfect summer dish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Butter bean & squash crumble

4.135415

(24 ratings)

High in fibre, a good source of iron and counts as 4 of your 5-a-day, this is the ideal healthy and warming winter dish
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • More effort

Sausage & butter bean casserole

4.3625

(20 ratings)

Dish up a hearty bowl of comfort on a cold, wintry evening with this simple sausage stew that uses a tin of baked beans to make it even easier
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Butter bean & chorizo stew

4.583335

(6 ratings)

A hearty stew to feed a family with just four ingredients. Spicy chorizo and fresh pesto provide tons of flavour and it's on the table in just 20 minutes...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Butter bean & tomato stew

4.634615

(13 ratings)

Packed full of iron, this stew makes a great side dish or a superhealthy supper when partnered with a jacket potato
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Herby sausages with butter bean mash

0

(0 ratings)

A comforting, hearty meal for two with herby sausages and butter bean mash. Just a few ingredients make up this midweek meal that takes just 10 minutes prep
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Herby chicken & butter bean soup

3.45

(5 ratings)

This rustic, chunky soup uses up leftover roast chicken and is packed with flavour from fresh rosemary, sage and thyme
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Italian butter beans

4.475

(10 ratings)

This healthy side dish gives Mediterranean flavour to grilled chicken or chops
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Spanish meatball & butter bean stew

4.31855

(62 ratings)

This hearty one-pot is full of Mediterranean flavour, with pork, red onion, peppers and smoked paprika - an impressive 4 of your 5 a day
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Gigantes plaki

4.73125

(40 ratings)

Satisfying and superhealthy, enjoy at room temperature as part of a meze, or on top of toasted sourdough
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Giant butter bean stew

4.375

(4 ratings)

This authentic vegetarian casserole makes a delicious first course, or serve alongside slow-cooked lamb as part of a Greek Easter feast
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Herby chicken & butter bean soup

3.45

(5 ratings)

This rustic, chunky soup uses up leftover roast chicken and is packed with flavour from fresh rosemary, sage and thyme
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken, butter bean & pepper stew

4.045455

(11 ratings)

Use storecupboard pulses and tasty chicken thighs in this healthy paprika-flavoured casserole with peppers and tomato
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

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