Butter bean recipes

Butter beans are one of our favourite tinned pulses and work well in meaty and vegetarian dishes alike. Try them in casseroles, salads or even in this creamy pork dish – discover the possibilities and browse all our brilliant butter bean recipes.

Don’t forget to check out all our recipes with tinned beans for ideas with haricots, cannellini, butter, kidney, borlotti and mixed beans.

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Marmite chicken with cacio e pepe butter beans

Butter bean recipes

Marmite chicken with cacio e pepe butter beans

This easy chicken dinner is absolute umami in a bowl. If you’re unable to eat gluten, the rich cheesy beans...

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Runner bean pasta salad

Butter bean recipes

Runner bean pasta salad

The perfect summer barbecue side, this zingy pasta salad contrasts the freshness of runner beans and soft creaminess of butter...

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Chicken sausage casserole

Casserole recipes

Chicken sausage casserole

This deeply satisfying one-pot combines light chicken sausages, beloved chorizo and creamy beans and chickpeas in a rich tomato sauce....

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Creamy white beans, savoy wedges and ‘nduja

January seasonal recipes

Creamy white beans, savoy wedges and ‘nduja

White beans provide an ideal foundation for this savoury dish, With wedges of charred savoy cabbage on top and a...

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Scotch egg toast

Delicious recipes for one person

Scotch egg toast

The pub classic is reworked with a healthy twist in our scotch egg toast recipe. Pile soft-boiled eggs, butter beans...

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Veggie bean casserole with pesto garlic croûtes

Recipes with tinned beans

Veggie bean casserole with pesto garlic croûtes

This hearty fennel and bean casserole makes a great vegetarian option for lunch or a Christmas buffet. Serve with crisp...

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Smoked fish pie with butterbean mash

Healthy makeover recipes

Smoked fish pie with butterbean mash

Our easy smoked fish pie is topped with butterbean mash for a nutritious, lower-carb take on the family favourite. You...

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Sausage and butter bean bake

Budget recipes

Sausage and butter bean bake

This garlicky sausage and butter bean bake only needs one pan and can be on the table in just over...

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Ibérico pork loin with sherry roasted tomatoes, peppers and butter beans

Summer roast recipes

Ibérico pork loin with sherry roasted tomatoes, peppers and butter beans

Serve Iberico pork loin for two with roasted tomatoes, peppers and butter beans. A fuss-free twist on a classic pork...

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Baked rainbow trout and butter bean gratin

Midweek meal recipes

Baked rainbow trout and butter bean gratin

This easy gratin recipe will be on the table in just 30 minutes. A simple butter bean and leek gratin...

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Crisp and sticky kale and butter beans with balsamic vinegar

Butter bean recipes

Crisp and sticky kale and butter beans with balsamic vinegar

This hearty, textured winter side dish combines sticky balsamic kale with fluffy butter beans. It would work well as part...

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Smoky cod and butter bean filo pie

Filo pastry recipes

Smoky cod and butter bean filo pie

A fish pie – but not as you know it. This flaky cod and butter bean filo version is bursting...

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Duck breasts with butter beans and creamy apple slaw

Duck recipes

Duck breasts with butter beans and creamy apple slaw

This is two recipes in one. You can either make the duck breasts to serve alongside the slaw, or, see...

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Harissa-spiced butter beans with peppers and feta

One-pot recipes

Harissa-spiced butter beans with peppers and feta

This easy vegetarian one-pot combines butter beans, harissa and sweet red peppers in one bright Mediterranean-style dish. Sprinkle over lots...

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Butter bean and vegetable stew

Vegetarian casserole recipes

Butter bean and vegetable stew

This one-pot vegetarian butter bean stew is a midweek winner packed full of vegetables, fibre-rich pulses and a pinch of...

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Carrot, butterbean and caraway dip

Carrot recipes

Carrot, butterbean and caraway dip

”The brilliant orange of this dip is wonderful and the taste is gentle and fragrant. We love it topped with...

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