Tomato Bruschetta with Rocket and Butter Bean Salad

Beans and pulses are a really useful way to increase your intake of minerals such as zinc and iron, both of which have a role to play in maintaining a strong and healthy immune system.

  • Serves 2

  • Preparation 10 mins

  • Cooking 4 mins

Tomato Bruschetta with Rocket and Butter Bean Salad
  • Dairy-Free

  • Egg-Free

  • Nut-Free

  • Vegan

Ingredients

For the bruschetta
  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • ½ small red onion, finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 5g fresh basil leaves, torn
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • 4 medium slices ciabatta
For the salad
  • 1 x 210g can butter beans, drained and rinsed
  • 10g flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 small yellow pepper, finely diced
  • 100g rocket
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Method

  1. Preheat the grill to a medium heat.
  2. In a bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, garlic and basil. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, add the butter beans, parsley, yellow pepper, rocket, lemon juice and 1 tsp of the olive oil. Season.
  4. Toast the ciabatta slices until golden brown, about 2 to 4 minutes per side.
  5. Once toasted, brush each slice with the remaining olive oil.
  6. Spoon the tomato mixture on top of the bread slices and serve with the butter bean salad.
Nutrition per serving
  • Calories

    358 kcal

  • Fat

    8.5g

  • Saturates

    1.5g

  • Protein

    16.5g

  • Carbs

    56g

  • Sugar

    12.6g

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