Spiced Butter Beans - Baby-Led Weaning for Busy Parents (BLW)




200g tin of butter beans (chickpeas and other large cooked beans work well too), drained
1/2 a teaspoon of cumin
1/2 a teaspoon of ground coriander
1/2 a teaspoon of turmeric
A pinch of black pepper
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
1 teaspoon of oil


  1. Set your oven to 200C/395F.

  2. Place the drained beans on some kitchen paper and pat them a dry as possible.

  3. Mix all of the spices together with the oil and lemon juice to form a paste.

  4. Add the drained beans and make sure they are well coated.

  5. Place in a small ovenproof dish (or spread them onto a lightly oiled baking tray) and bake in the oven for 25-30 mins until slightly crisp.

  6. Serve as a snack or side dish!

ALTERNATIVE TWIST - serve with a dollop of natural/Greek yoghurt or stir some freshly chopped coriander through the beans!