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Spinach and butter bean burgers recipe

Spinach and butter bean burgers recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 405 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 300g fresh leaf spinach
  • 2 salad onions, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 420g can butterbeans
  • 125g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • cayenne pepper
  • 4 crusty rolls
  • 150g carton tzatziki
  • salad leaves
If you don't have these beans, you can use any tinned bean in water

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    6g 9%
  • Saturates

    2g 11%
  • Sugars

    6g 6%
  • Salt

    2.9g 48%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 64.9g Protein 17g Fibre 8.9g


  1. Boil a pot of water. Add the spinach and cook for 2-3 minutes. Drain and squeeze to remove excess water and roughly chop.
  2. Whizz the salad onions and garlic in a food processor until finely chopped. Add the beans (drained) and whiz again to form a coarse puree.
  3. Add the breadcrumbs, spinach, egg yolk and a pinch of cayenne. Season and pulse together to form a paste.
  4. Shape the mixture into 4 cakes. Grill for 5 minutes on each side until lightly browned and heated through.
  5. Serve in rolls with tzatziki and salad leaves.

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