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White bean, parsley & garlic mash

White bean, parsley & garlic mash

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

Canned beans and chickpeas are perfect for mashing when you need a speedy side dish

  • Easily doubled
  • Easily halved
  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal0
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs0g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein0g
low insalt0g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and tip in the shallots (or onion). Cook gently for 5 mins, then add the garlic cloves and cook for another 2 mins until soft.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the cannellini beans into the pan and mash roughly, adding a little stock or water to loosen. Stir in the parsley with plenty of seasoning. Great with roast white fish, spicy chorizo and griddled scallops

RECIPE TIPS
BEANS WITH OLIVES & FETA

A twist on Greek salad, this can be served hot or at room temperature. Soften grated zest 1 lemon in 2 tbsp olive oil, then tip in 2 x 400g cans drained butter beans, 100g crumbled feta, a handful chopped olives and a pinch dried oregano. Crush roughly and season to taste. Perfect with griddled lamb, crusty bread and houmous.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2008

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