Healthy Hints

Enjoy this dish regularly. It can help you achieve your five a day, fill you up and give you a range of colours. Generally, the more natural colours on your plate, the more nutrients.



200 g (1 cup) canned red kidney beans

100 g (½ cup) frozen peas

100 g (½ cup) frozen broad beans

1 small red pepper, finely chopped

1 small green pepper, finely chopped

2 spring onions, sliced

2 tbsp parsley, chopped

Pinch of salt

What does this chart mean?

  • Calories64kcal
  • Protein5.1g
  • Fat0.5g
  • Saturated fat0.1g
  • Carbohydrate10.5g
  • Sugars (Total)2.2g
  • Fibre4.4g
  • Salt0.2g


1. Drain off the liquid from the kidney beans, then rinse the beans thoroughly under cold running water.

2. Cook the frozen peas and beans according to directions on the packet. Drain and cool slightly.

3. Mix together the beans, peas, red and green peppers, spring onions and chopped parsley in a bowl.

4. Flavour with a pinch of salt and your favourite salt-free seasonings and herbs. Add a drizzle of lemon or lime juice if you prefer.

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