A vegetarian paté.


  • 425 g tin of butter beans or fresh cooked
  • 1 dsp tahini
  • lemon juice
  • garlic
  • 1 tblsp fresh mint
  • 1 tblsp olive oil
  • water or juice from beans


  • Place the cooked beans, tahini, 1 clove of garlic, a pinch of sea salt, and a squeeze of lemon juice into a bowl and blend with a hand blender (or into the bowl of a food processor).
  • Add the mint and enough lemon juice and sea salt until the required taste has been reached.
  • Stir in the olive oil.
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