Butterbean And Tomato Bruschetta Topping

Butterbean And Tomato Bruschetta Topping

Posted by May Simpkin | 20 February 2018 | Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Magazine

Capture the flavours of summer with this quick and healthy butterbean and tomato sandwich topping. This vibrant and nutritious mixture can be eaten as a salad too on a bed of leaves making it a delicious and healthy choice.

Serves 2 or 3


  • 1 tin of butterbeans; well rinsed and drained
  • 1 small red onion, finely diced
  • 1 small red pepper, finely diced
  • Handful cherry tomatoes or 1 large tomato, finely chopped
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon (or more to taste)
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 sprigs fresh (or 1 tsp dried) rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil to drizzle
  • Chilli flakes for garnish (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Here’s How

Add the butterbeans to a bowl and break them up using a potato masher or the back of a fork.

Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl and mix well to combine.

Serve drizzled with olive oil and chilli flakes (if using).



  • Add a sprinkle of paprika for a more smokey flavour
  • Add in a finely chopped red chilli for a fiery kick
  • You can add in a very small clove of crushed fresh garlic, but be careful as it’s raw, the flavour will be intense

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May Simpkin

Qualified nutritionist May is passionate about the benefits of a healthy diet and lifestyle. Her no-nonsense approach focuses on realistic, practical and achievable advice to improve health and wellbeing.

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