Smashed white beans

Smashed white beans

This bean dish makes a change from potatoes and is quicker to make. You can use other types of white beans, too, if you prefer.

By , 21 September 2015

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Smashed white beans
  • 15 Mins

  • Serves: 6

  • Price: 55p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 100g serving contains
  • Energy

    687KJ

    164KCAL

    8%
  • Fat

    10.2g

    med

    15%
  • Saturates

    1.5g

    low

    8%
  • Sugars

    2.4g

    low

    3%
  • Salt

    0.1g

    low

    2%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 687kJ/164kcal.
Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1 lemon, zest of
  • 4 x 300g cans Asda Cannellini Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped
Method
  • Put 3 tbsp of the olive oil in a pan with the garlic and rosemary and heat very gently for 2 minutes until the garlic is just cooked.

  • Add the grated lemon zest, turn off the heat and set aside for 5 minutes.

  • Remove the rosemary sprig. Add beans and heat through, stirring with a wooden spoon and pressing the beans lightly against the side of the pan to smash, but not mash them.

  • Stir in the flat-leaf parsley and transfer to a serving dish. Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil before serving.