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Creamy butter beans with crispy crumbs

Creamy butter beans with crispy crumbs

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This superhealthy side tastes deceptively indulgent

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal185
low infat6g
saturates3g
carbs25g
sugars3g
fibre6g
protein10g
salt1.76g
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Ingredients

  • x cans butter beans , drained and rinsed
  • 100g light soft cheese with garlic and herbs
  • 2 tbsp snipped chives
  • 4 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp sunflower oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the butter beans in a small pan for 3-4 mins. Remove a quarter of them to a bowl and mash with a fork until smooth and creamy. Stir back into the rest of the beans in the pan with the soft cheese and chives, then heat for a few mins more until warmed through.

  • STEP 2

    Transfer to a small baking dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Drizzle over oil and flash under a hot grill for 1-2 mins until the crumbs are crunchy and golden.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2011

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Rating: 3 out of 5.8 ratings
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