Butter beans with kale, lemon, chilli & garlic

Butter beans with kale, lemon, chilli & garlic

Combine butter beans with kale and the punchy flavours of lemon, chilli and garlic to make this simple yet delicious vegan and gluten-free side dish
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over a low heat, then cook the garlic, chilli flakes, lemon zest and 1 tsp sea salt for 3 mins. Stir in the butter beans and warm through for 5-8 mins, stirring frequently.
  2. Step 2

    Tip the beans out into a bowl, leaving approximately 1 tbsp oil in the pan. Return the pan to a medium heat, then add the kale along with 50ml boiling water from the kettle. Cook for 8-10 mins until wilted, stirring frequently.
  3. Step 3

    Remove the kale from the pan and gently mix through the beans. Squeeze over the lemon juice, season to taste, and serve warm.