1 recipe = 4 dinners: Herby onion and butter bean mixReviewed by our expert panel
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- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 red onion, sliced
- 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
- 1 tablespoon chopped, fresh thyme
- 400g can butter beans, drained and rinsed
- salt and pepper, to taste
1 Heat olive oil in a large pan. Add onion, pumpkin seeds and thyme. Cook gently for 15 minutes, stirring, until onion is soft.
2 Add butter beans. Mix well and season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately, or refridgerate and use as a base in one of the recipes below.
Try rosemary instead of thyme, and swap butter beans for canned chickpeas or mixed beans.
This mix can be made a couple of days ahead. Store it in the fridge until you need it.
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