Special Diet

Butter Bean, Tomato and Feta Salad

cook 10 mins
Tags: Gluten free
  • 400 g (13 oz) can butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 18 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cucumber, chopped
  • 175 g (6 oz) feta cheese, crumbled
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 60 g (2½ oz) watercress
  • 2 teaspoons sunflower seeds
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon sesame seeds
  • Place the butter beans, cherry tomatoes, cucumber and feta in a large bowl.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, chilli flakes and oil to make a dressing.
  • Divide the watercress between 4 plates or shallow bowls.
  • Toast the sunflower, pumpkin and sesame seeds together in a small pan over a low heat until starting to turn golden.
  • Pour the dressing over the butter bean mixture and combine well.
  • Spoon the butter bean mixture over the watercress, then sprinkle with the toasted seeds to serve.
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