2005b) and flageolet bean
lectin (Xia and Ng 2005).
AND ROASTED VEGETABLE SALAD (Makes 4 servings) 1 eggplant, trimmed 1 seed bell pepper, halved, cored, and seeded 1 yellow bell pepper, halved, cored, and seeded 1 zucchini, trimmed 4 garlic cloves, peeled but left whole 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt 2 1/2 cups cooked flageolet or navy beans 1/4 cup chopped mixed herbs (such as parsley, oregano and mint) 3/4 cup vinaigrette dressing Pepper Mint leaves, to garnish Cut all vegetables into strips and place in roasting pan.
Stephen Jackson's Confit Lamb &Flageolet Bean Stew For the lamb: One shoulder of lamb, on the bone, about 11/2 -2 kg Extra-Virgin olive oil 2 tsp dried Herbes de Provence 1 head of garlic 150ml dry white wine A little dark honey Maldon salt & fresh black pepper For the flageolet bean
stew: 400g dried flageolet beans
A little extra-virgin olive oil 2 onions, finely diced 1 large carrot, finely diced 2 sticks celery, finely diced 1 bulb fennel, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 6 ripe baby plum tomatoes, chopped (I used the wonderful Tomkin variety) A bunch of fresh thyme Approx 500ml strong lamb or chicken stock Maldon salt & fresh black pepper Method: A day in advance, rub the lamb with olive oil and coat with the dried herbs.
Happily, the chef had managed to mould it into a boater hat shape with the flageolet bean
mixture as the smaller round sitting on top of the other vegetables.
Salmon comes roasted with a broiled almond crust, pak choy, lemon grass and coconut juice, stuffed pig's trotter has mushrooms and flageolet bean
1 tbsp rapeseed oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp ground cumin 11/2 tsp sweet smoked paprika 1 tsp mild chilli powder (optional) 2 carrots, diced 2 sticks celery, diced 1 courgette, diced 1 red pepper, diced 400g lean beef mince 3 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 1 beef stock cube 1 tbsp tomato puree 1 x 400g can green lentils, drained and rinsed 1 x 400g can flageolet beans
, drained and rinsed A selection of the following to serve: rice or tacos, soured cream, grated cheese and some sliced avocado
700g home-cooked flageolets, or 3 x 400g cans flageolet beans
Pot roasts, especially, are great at this time of year - we like to do a lovely slow-cooked leg of lamb with flageolet beans
and the last of the greenhouse tomatoes, for instance.
For mains, we had duck leg confit with a cassoulet of Toulouse sausage, smoked bacon, flageolet beans
and plum tomatoes, and a rib eye steak.
are often cooked at the shell stage, as are many Italian types, such as cannellini and borlotti beans.
* Beans: Black beans, black-eyed peas, butter beans, cannellini beans, fava beans, broad beans, flageolet beans
, garbanzo beans (chickpeas), great northern beans, kidney beans, lentils, navy beans, pinto beans, red beans, and split peas
PULSES-CANNED (RED/WHITE BEANS, CHICKPEAS, BORTOLLI BEANS, BUTTER BEANS, FLAGEOLET BEANS
, HARICOT BEANS, BLACKEYE BEANS, BLACK TURTLE BEANS, BLACK TURTLE BEANS, ADZUKI BEANS, PINTO BEANS)