White Bean, Black Olive, Sun-dried Tomato & Basil Paté
Very quick, easy and full of Mediterranean flavours. Serve in sandwiches, as a dip with crudités or crisp toast, or on a plate with salad leaves and ripe tomatoes for a light meal.
- Aldi and Lidl sell very reasonably-priced sundried tomatoes, artichoke hearts and olives.
- Don’t throw away the gooey bean water – pour it into a clean screwtop jar or other airtight container – it will last in the fridge for a few days or in the freezer for a month or more. It’s also called aquafaba and can be used in place of egg whites or eggs to make cakes, meringues, mayo and more. Click to access this feature
Adapted with thanks from The GI Vegetarian Cookbook by Rose Elliot, published by BBC Books
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