Creamy Butter Beans With Crispy Crumbs

“This superhealthy side tastes deceptively indulgent.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (14 ounce) cans butter beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 ounces light soft spreadable cheese with garlic and herbs
  • 2 tablespoons snipped chives
  • 4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon sunflower oil

Directions

  1. Heat the butter beans in a small pan for 3-4 minutes 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.
  2. Transfer to a small baking dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Drizzle over oil and flash under a hot broiler for 1-2 mins until the crumbs are crunchy and golden.

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