• 1x400g (13oz) can butter beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 good sprigs fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice


  • Heat the oil in a small saucepan and add the butter beans.
  • Crush and chop the garlic and add to the beans. Add the chopped herbs to the saucepan. Heat gently for 5minutes. Stir in the mustard and lemon juice.
  • Take off the heat and mash the beans with a potato masher. Serve with steamed greens and fish, chicken or good quality sausages.