Healthy Butterbean and Tomato Bruschetta May Simpkin Nutrition

Butterbean and Tomato Bruschetta

May Simpkin
This brilliantly quick and healthy Butterbean and Tomato Bruschetta is a perfect way to get fresh and healthy ingredients in to your diet. Use it as part of a salad on a bed of green leaves or as topping for Sourdough toast or a sandwich filling. Enjoy the vibrant colours and Mediterranean flavours; a great reminder of summer. It’s a great one to prep ahead and keep in the fridge, making it easy to put together a quick and healthy lunch when you’re pressed for time.
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Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean

Ingredients
  

Making this delicious Butterbean and Tomato Bruschetta, you’ll need:

  • 1 tin of Butterbeans; well rinsed and drained
  • 1 small Red Onion finely diced
  • 1 small Red Pepper finely diced
  • Handful Cherry Tomatoes or 1 large Tomato finely chopped
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon or more to taste
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 2 sprigs fresh or 1 tsp dried Rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil to drizzle
  • Chilli flakes for garnish optional
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Add the butterbeans to a bowl and break them up using a potato masher or the back of a fork.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl and mix well to combine.
  • Serve drizzled with olive oil and chilli flakes (if using)

Variations:

  • Add a sprinkle of Smoked Paprika for a more smokey flavour
  • Add in a finely chopped red chilli for a fiery kick
  • You can add in a very small clove of crushed fresh garlic, but be careful as it;s raw, the flavour will be intense