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Butter bean recipes

42 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.

37 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This quick and easy vegan French salad combines delicious flavours - perfect summer dish

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
25 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

This reassuringly simple dish is packed full of wholesome, smoky flavours

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
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30 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 35 mins
More effort
28 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Butter beans give this dairy-free, healthy soup a creamy texture and the starchy liquid from the can helps to thicken it into a comforting supper

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
34 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
99 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
15 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Packed full of iron, this stew makes a great side dish or a super healthy supper when partnered with a jacket potato

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This rustic, chunky soup uses up leftover roast chicken and is packed with flavour from fresh rosemary, sage and thyme

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This budget-friendly, midweek meal is simple, satisfying and made in one pan. Less washing up, more flavour!

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This healthy side dish gives Mediterranean flavour to grilled chicken or chops

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
180 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
57 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Satisfying and superhealthy, enjoy at room temperature as part of a meze, or on top of toasted sourdough

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Vegan
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Give your meal a Mediterranean twist with this zesty, low-fat side dish

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
19 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This authentic vegetarian casserole makes a delicious first course, or serve alongside slow-cooked lamb as part of a Greek Easter feast

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Crunch and freshness are the order of the day with this zesty, healthy side salad with pulses and herbs

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
31 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Crisp chicken, flavoursome pancetta and soft butter beans combine to make a mouth-watering one-pot

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Use up slightly stale bread to make the crunchy topping for this easy bake

35 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A quick, healthy side dish you can make with storecupboard ingredients

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
8 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This superhealthy side tastes deceptively indulgent

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Superhealthy, counts as 2 of 5-a-day

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Use storecupboard pulses and tasty chicken thighs in this healthy paprika-flavoured casserole with peppers and tomato

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Buy sustainable cod and enjoy this nutritious, low-fat treat

27 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make the perfect supper for friends in just 30 minutes

30 mins
Easy
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