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    Bean Spread

    One tin of your favourite beans is the main ingredient. This spread is a great option to cheese with none of the saturated fat -and it's low in calories. It is great with oatcakes or served with a salad. Also, it can be used as a dip and served with crudités e.g. carrot sticks, cucumber, peppers, broccoli florets etc.

    • Total time: 3-10mins

    Serves: 6


    • Depends on what flavour one wants to acheive

      Tin of drained beans
      Add choices of:- (do NOT add them all)
      spicy pickle
      nut spread e.g. tahini
      Olive oil (omit if keeping calories low)
      Sundried tomato
      Olive spread
      Herbs and/or spices e.g. cummin


    1. Method 1. Soak and cook your favourite beans or if short on time open a tin from a variety of bean e.g. butter, cannelloni, haricot. 2. Whiz up the beans in a food processor until smooth. 3. Add some onion and/or garlic. 4. If desired, add a little nut/seed butter e.g. tahini, sunflower. 5. Add flavor with some of the following options - * Spicy pickle e.g. Pataks' brinjal pickle * Pesto - there are vegetarian options e.g. zest rocket/walnut * Sun dried tomato * Olives * Herbs or Spices e.g. chilli, coriander, basil, parsley * Season if necessary

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