Smoky grains with courgette & butter beans
Waitrose and Partners

Smoky grains with courgette & butter beans

An easy vegan dish using a pouch of Spanish-style grains for instant flavour. Frying the beans adds extra crunch.

Shop ingredients, including Merchant Gourmet Spanish-Style Grains & Rice.

    Vegan2 of your 5 a day
  • Serves2
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook20 mins
  • Total time35 mins


  • 2 medium Essential Courgettes, trimmed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely grated
  • 400g can Essential Butter Beans, drained, rinsed and patted dry
  • 2 pinches hot smoked paprika
  • 250g pack Merchant Gourmet Spanish-Style Grains & Rice
  • ½ Essential Lemon, juice of 1⁄4, the rest cut into wedges
  • 20 mint leaves, shredded