Bright Butter Bean Puree with Roasted Vegetables

By Maria Lobo - Creative Healthy Recipes -

This butter bean puree is one of my favourite healthy recipes and it has so much flavour! Beans are nutritional powerhouses packed with protein, fibre, B vitamins, iron and potassium. Best of all they’re incredibly inexpensive. I serve this with roasted vegetables, but you can also have it accompanied with grilled salmon or chicken.

This recipe is gluten-free and vegetarian. It’s also the perfect dish for diabetics (no added sugar and low GI), people working out (as high in protein and low GI) and people on a calorie restricted diet for certain conditions e.g heart disease

Butter Bean Puree

Ingredients (serves 2)

120 g butter beans

70 g feta cheese

1 tablespoon of manioc flour

1 teaspoon ground turmeric

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 teaspoon ground ginger

a pinch of cayenne pepper

salt and pepper

optional: sprinkle of pumpkin seeds

Method

1) Boiling the beans for one hour, until they are soft (can be purchased boiled if you prefer).

2) Once they are ready, blend them with the leftover water.

3) Add the manioc flour and the feta cheese.

4) Stir well on low heat.

5) Sprinkle the ground turmeric, ground ginger, nutmeg and cayenne pepper. Season with the salt and pepper to taste.

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Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients- (serves 2)

1 courgette, thinly sliced

200 g mushrooms, cut into small bite-sized pieces

1 onion, cut into small bite-sized pieces

3 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed

olive oil

big handful of fresh rosemary

salt and pepper

Method

1)Preheat the oven to 200ºC.

2) Peel the onion and cut all the veggies into small bite-sized pieces.

3) Place them on a baking tray and drizzling with a generous amount of olive oil.

4) Season with the salt and pepper and place the leaves of rosemary.

5) Mix them well with your hands.

6) Place the tray in the oven and cook the veggies for about an hour, until they are soft.

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  1. Congratulations for the presentation so appelative. It should be delicious! I’ll try to make today.

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