Yummy Yummy!!

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Yummy Yummy!!

Post: # 157085Post Milims »

I was lucky enough to be sent the BBC Good Food 101 Healthy Eats book recently and I've just made my first recipe from it!
Butterbean and Squash Crumble
Sautee 2 onions and 4 cloves garlic in 2 tbsp oil until golden.
Add 1 jar passata, 3/4 pt veg stock, salt pepper and smalll amount chilli powder (to personal taste) and bring to the boil.
Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for about 20 mins until a bit reduced.
Add 1lb 9oz chopped butternut squash and cook for about 20 more mins - until the squash is cooked thru but still holds it's shape.
Add 1 tin butterbeans and cook for a bit longer until it's as reduced as you want it.
Meanwhile make the topping with
2oz bread crumbs
1 oz walnuts finely chopped
1 tbsp chopped rosemary
4 tbsp parsley
Sprinkle over the top of the squash etc and pop under the grill until golden

It's really tasty and pretty much stuff you'd have in the cupboard - or near enough!
It also seems like the kind of recipe that can be adapted to suit what you have available and added to!
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Post: # 157092Post StripyPixieSocks »

That sounds fantastic and it incorporates two of my favourite things, Butternut Squash and Butterbeans... Hmmm... dinner tomorrow might not be was OH was expecting :mrgreen:

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Post: # 157138Post Fizzy Izzy »

I love savoury crumbles... mine usually have a variety of root veg in. Never put beans in before - that's a good idea!
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Post: # 157244Post hedgewitch »

This sounds wonderful!
One for me to bookmark and try when the weather's cooler.
Thanks for posting.

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