Garlicky Butterbean Toast Topper

Aine Carlin

Garlicky Butterbean Toast Topper

A quick, easy and cheap tasty toast topper to satisfy you after a busy day!


  • 1 380g carton cooked butter beans
  • 1 large spring onion
  • 4 large chestnut mushrooms
  • handful of young spinach
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • flat leaf parsley


  • Heat a tablespoon or so of olive oil in a small skillet.
  • Finely chop the spring onion and add to the pan. gently cook over a medium for several minutes before adding the sliced mushrooms. season and sweat for several more minutes.
  • Finely mince the garlic and add to the pan. let the flavours infuse for a few minutes.
  • Drain and rinse the butter beans and add to the pan. season generously and heat through, stirring thoroughly so the ingredients are fully combined.
  • Lastly add the spinach and let it gently wilt before adding a little more salt and pepper.
  • Serve hot with some roughly chopped flat leaf parsley and sliced scallions.

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