5 Ways with Beans

Beans are a great convenience food, they’re inexpensive, filling, flavourful and have a long shelf life. They’re brilliant for throwing together quick easy meals. Below we have ‘5 Ways with Beans’ these are all tasty recipes made with canned beans. 

Top tip: Drain and rinse canned beans to reduce the amount of sodium. 

Chunky Bean Soup

The perfect winter soup, make in batches and store in the fridge or freeze until you need it! Click here for recipe 

Spicy Beans with Mushrooms

Fantastic on a jacket potato or on toast! Click here for recipe 


Hummus is not just for chickpeas! After rinsing and draining your can of beans, blend with ¼ cup lemon juice, 1 clove minced garlic, and 2 to 3 tablespoons water.

Cream Sauce

Blend white beans with enough water or vegetable broth to obtain a saucy, creamy consistency, then use in place of cream and cream sauces in casseroles and pasta dishes. 

Bean, cranberry and kale salad with a zingy lemon and mint dressing

Full of fresh, feel-good flavours that everyone will love. Click here for recipe