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Summer cooking with kids

Keep your kids entertained during the summer hols with some fun recipes in the kitchen. Your budding chefs will love our collection of colourful and tasty snacks, mains and puds where they can help stir, mix and bake.

Beetroot and butter bean dip
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Beetroot and butter bean dip

Make outdoor eating easier with this super simple beetroot and butter bean dip. Serve with carrot, cucumber, pepper sticks and halved sugarsnaps for dipping!

  1. Put 170g cooked beetroot, a drained 400g tin butter beans, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp ras el hanout and 3 tbsp water in a mixing bowl; blitz with a stick blender until well combined but not completely smooth.
  2. Put into a container and sprinkle with an extra ½ tsp ras el hanout to serve.

Freezing and defrosting guidelines

In order to enjoy optimum flavour and quality, frozen items are best used within 3 months of their freezing date. For more tips on freezing and defrosting food, read our article Love Your Freezer.

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  • Ingredients
  • 170g cooked beetroot
  • 400g tin butter beans
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp ras el hanout
  • 3 tbsp water