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Crushed haricot beans make a tasty, nutritious alternative to mashed potato and go great with grilled meat



Total time

20 minutes






  • 1 pork steak (trimmed of fat)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion (small, or shallot, chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 410 g can haricot beans in water (rinsed and drained)
  • 125 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp coriander (chopped)


  1. Grill the pork for 12-15 mins, turning once until browned and cooked through. Heat the oil in a small pan, add the onion or shallot and fry for 3 mins until softened. Add the garlic, fry for 1 min more, then tip in the beans and stock and simmer for 5 mins. Roughly mash with a potato masher or fork, then stir in the coriander. Serve with the pork.
  2. View the recipe instructions at BBC Good Food

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