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Our Lizzy Recipe: Herby Greens & Beans

Serves 2 | Ready in ten minutes

A really simple summer dish making use of local vegetables


  • handful of purple sprouting broccoli, sliced
  • 1 tin butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • zest of an orange/lemon
  • 1 red chilli finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • handful chopped fresh herbs
  • 1 tablespoon oil


  1. Put the broccoli in a pan with a small amount of water, cook for a few minutes to soften.  
  2. Add the oil, and the beans cook for a few minutes more. Add the chilli and garlic and cook briefly. 
  3. Season and add chopped herbs and zest. Drizzle with the dressing.

• 1 clove crushed garlic 
• I tablespoon tahini
• juice of an orange/lemon
• 2 tablespoons oil
• pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper

Replace the broccoli with asparagus when in season.

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