Butter bean and tomato salad in a white bowl

Butter bean 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.

21 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A smooth blended vegetable soup with Indian spice to leave simmering for hours - perfect for feeding a crowd

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Storecupboard ingredients are the basis of this speedy supper - vary it with paprika-dusted chicken strips if you like

20 mins
Easy
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22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Get a dose of omega-3 in this gluten-free salad that takes just 15 minutes to prepare. It's ideal for a quick and easy midweek supper, or a filling lunch

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
9 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Lighten up a family favourite with this vegetarian shepherd's pie - mash celeriac and white beans with cream cheese for a low-GI topping

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
58 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This healthy veggie chilli makes for a quick and satisfying supper, crammed with pulses and colourful fresh vegetables

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
41 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This super-satisfying, vegetarian bean burger makes a cheap and easy after-work meal for all the family

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of seasonal summer ingredients in this warm and spicy vegetable salad. It makes a great Spanish-style tapa too

1 hr
Easy
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Spicy chilli oil provides a perfect foil to the mealiness of the beans in this funky vegetarian soup

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
64 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This hearty, satisfying one-pot is low fat and easy on the washing up

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
13 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy summery salad - ideal for serving with a barbecue spread

10 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Braise butter beans or 'gigantes' with tomatoes, onion and garlic and serve with tender lamb fillet and crumbled feta cheese

35 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Ideal for a picnic

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Re-create a taste of Spain in your garden with this tapas style salad, perfect for nibbling on in the sun

15 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Low-fat, vegetarian and super-healthy, this filling one-pot lunch or dinner is packed with chickpeas, butter beans and pearl barley

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A cheap and healthy way to get more fibre and vitamin C into your diet

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Sip on a warming, welcoming butterbean & rosemary soup

15 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The spicy kick of chorizo works brilliantly with seafood in this Spanish dish from James Martin

35 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Everyone will love these juicy lamb steaks teamed with new-age mash in this recipe by Silvana Franco

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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