Tag Archives: beans

Cowboy Hotpot

Howdy Partner, I wasn’t sure what to have for lunch today so grabbed my copy of  The Best Ever Vegetarian Cookbook by Roz Denny for inspiration and the result was this quick hotpot. I added celery, chilli and garlic and used Frylight olive oil spray instead of oil for extra healthiness. Serves 4 or 5 on its own. Ingredients 1 onion, […]

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Gigandes Plaki

This Greek dish also known as gigantes plaki or yigandes plaki is traditionally made with fasolia gigandes, a large bean common in Greece but not easily found here, butter beans make a good substitute though so that’s what I’ve used. There are loads of variations of this type of recipe out there, some containing carrot and other veg but this is […]

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Chilli Bean Soup

More soup. I really like soup, and chilli, and beans so why not put them all together. I took my inspiration from Firefoods recipe here but went in my own direction, it was a huge success and I’ll definitely be making this again and again. It’s a really substantial main meal soup and as with most soups there is plenty […]

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Mixed Bean Goulash

This rustic bean goulash is delicious served on its own or with some crusty bread or with a baked potato. For the beans I used a tin of “Napolina Five Bean Salad” which gives a good mix of different beans but any mix of beans will do. Makes 2 servings. Ingredients 400g tin mixed beans, drained and rinsed 400g tin […]

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