The BBC Good Food logo
Pan-cooked feta with beetroot salsa & bean mash

Pan-cooked feta with beetroot salsa & bean mash

By
Rating: 4 out of 5.47 ratings
Rate
loading...
Magazine subscription – Try your first 5 issues for only £5
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Whip up this budget vegetarian dinner in minutes - pile slices of light feta onto cannellini bean mash and top with tangy beetroot salsa

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal296
low infat8g
saturates6g
carbs34g
sugars14g
fibre5g
protein19g
salt1.9g
Advertisement

Ingredients

  • about 100g vegetarian, light feta , thickly sliced
  • a little flour , for dusting
  • 65g pack rocket

For the salsa & beans

  • 250g cooked beetroot , diced
  • ½ red onion , finely chopped
  • grated zest and juice 0.5 lime
  • 2 tbsp chopped dill , plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1 tsp olive oil , plus a little extra for cooking
  • 1 garlic clove , finely chopped
  • 400g can cannellini beans

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the beetroot and the onion in a bowl with the lime zest, a good squeeze of juice, seasoning and dill.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the tsp oil in a non-stick pan and gently cook the garlic until softened then tip in the beans, and some of the juice from the can with seasoning. Mash the beans, keeping them quite chunky, then keep warm.

  • STEP 3

    Toss the slices of feta in a little flour. Heat a non-stick frying pan, wipe with a little oil then cook the feta for a few minutes on each side until golden and warmed through, flipping over to make sure they're cooked evenly. Spoon the bean mash onto plates, top with the feta and half the salsa then scatter with extra dill. Serve with the rocket on the side and the rest of the salsa in a bowl.

Goes well with

Recipe from February 2015, February 2015

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.47 ratings
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sponsored content