The noodles were in a nice coconut creamy sauce, the veg was good and the butter beans
, which seemed an odd addition and a starchy overload, actually blended in pretty well.
or kidney beans can make a good substitute.
1 x 410g tin butter beans
in water, drained and rinsed (cannellini beans can be substitutes for butter beans
Curried three bean stew Serves 5 250g kidney beans, tinned 250g black eyed beans, tinned 250g butter beans
, tinned 2 tbsp creme fresh 2 large red onion, sliced 2 green chilli, sliced (optional) 2 tsps garam masala 1/4 tsp tumeric 2 cinnamon sticks 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 cup of frozen peas 1 large carrot, diced 2 tsp garlic, minced 1 tsp grated ginger 1 fresh tomato, chopped 200g tinned tomatoes 2 tbsp sweet mango chutney 600ml vegetable stock Handful fresh coriander, chopped Salt to taste 2 tbsp cooking oil Method Pour the cooking oil in a large saucepan and heat over a medium flame.
Drain and stir in the butter beans
and heat through for five minutes.
Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 can butter beans
, 410g, drained 1 jar Peppadew peppers, use 100g, packed in brine, drained 50g low-fat soft cheese, (less than 5% fat), with garlic and herbs 1 pinch salt, and black pepper, freshly ground 8 one-inch slices French bread 8 teaspoons low-fat spread 16 individual olives, in brine 4 sprigs fresh parsley, to garnish METHOD ?
This week, I thought we'd have a go at a simple, yet terribly effective store-cupboard classic, Spanish in origin; a light stew of butter beans
Grilled sardines with chorizo and butter bean
stew Ingredients: 100g sardines; 40g butter beans
; 5g herb crust; 1 pinch parsley; 1/4 red pepper; 1/4 yellow peppers; 1/4 white onion; 1/2 portion fresh tomato fondue; 20g chorizo Method: Soak the butter beans
for 24 hours, cook in seasoned water until soft and then drain of all the water (you could use tinned butter beans
but for best results soak and cook dried beans).
Spicy potato, salt cod and butter bean
fritters Ingredients (makes 20 fritters) 400g salt cod 200g baking potatoes peeled 3 cloves of garlic 75g tinned butter beans
Small dash milk Small dash olive oil 30g plain flour - teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs separated 2 spring onions finely chopped 1 medium red chilli finely chopped Good sprig coriander roughly chopped Method 1.
Brussels sprouts, potatoes, okra, curly kale, cabbage, nori seaweed and carrots are all good sources of fibre, and so are beans and pulses, such as red kidney beans, baked beans, broad beans, butter beans
, green beans, chickpeas, green lentils and black-eyed beans.
Cook butter beans
according to package directions and drain.
Pickled garlic, kidney beans, butter beans
, orange segments, prunes and pickled onions were among the other products tested.
Drain butter beans
, saving the juice, and then pour all of the juice and half of the beans into the stock.
We're on a roll now, so go for a beautifully cooked slice of bacalao (cod to you and me) and giant butter beans
in a lovely tomato and lemony sauce (pounds 4.
Apples, Yogurt, Lentils, Baked beans, Apricots, Popcorn, Kidney beans, Butter Beans
, Peaches, Grapefruit, Milk, Orange Juice, Oatmeal biscuits, Peanuts, Sweet potatoes, Spaghetti (whole meal), Plums, Cherries, Fructose, Soy Beans, Peas, Orange, Apple Juice.