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Vegetarian White Bean Puree with Grilled Vegetables

Vegetarian White Bean Puree with Grilled Vegetables

Ingredients

White Beans (Cannelli Beans) 2 15oz Cans
Onion 1
Garlic 3 Cloves
Vegetable or Chicken Broth 1/2 Cup
Carrots 6-8
Broccoli 1 Bunch
Kosher Salt to taste
Olive Oil 6 Tblsp

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I love this dish it is so easy and amazingly satisfying it can be topped with any Grilled or Roasted Vegetable. Coat any vegetable lightly in Olive Oil & season with Salt & Pepper and cook until medium tender not soggy in a grill Pan. It is an amazing Protein rich dish that can be made ahead of time, keep it in the fridge and reheat before serving . Mix up some Parsley, Green Onion & Olive Oil in a food processor & toss the vegetables in it, adds a lovely fresh flavor.

I must admit sometimes as a Vegetarian I do get sick of eating cold salads(especially in the winter).  Everyone who has tried this raves about it! it is easier than a Cauliflower Puree as you just whizz this up in a food processor or blender(no sieves to run it through).

  1. Heat Olive Oil over a medium heat rough chop Onion and cook until soft you don’t want to brown it so the Puree stays white in color.
  2. Drain Beans ( save the bean juice if you want to make Vegan Meringues) and add to pan with Onion .
  3. Crush Garlic add to pan.
  4. Add Vegetable or Chicken Stock and season with salt & pepper.
  5. Cook on medium for about 5 to 10 mins don’t let it brown, just keep at a low simmer.
  6. Let cool slightly and transfer the whole pan to a food processor or blender and blend till smooth or desired texture is reached, I like it thick and it is not going to be completely smooth, don’t worry it tastes fantastic.

Servings

6

Prep

10 min

Cook

15 min

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Skill Level

Easy