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Italian butter beans

This healthy side dish gives Mediterranean flavour to grilled chicken or chops

  • Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Calories 140
  • Carbohydrates 20
  • Saturated Fat 1
  • Sugar 6
  • Protein 8
  • Fat 4
  • Fibre 6
  • Salt 1.41

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 140
  • Carbohydrates 20
  • Saturated Fat 1
  • Sugar 6
  • Protein 8
  • Fat 4
  • Fibre 6
  • Salt 1.41

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 x 400g tins butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • small bunch basil, chopped

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan. Fry the garlic for 1 min, then add the tomatoes, sugar and some seasoning. Tip in the beans and a splash of water. Cover and simmer for 5 mins, then stir in the basil and serve.

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