Honey Roasted Fennel & Butter Bean Salad

Jul 7, 2024 | Lunch & Mains, Salads, Sides & Sauces

An easy to make, healthy, delicious bean salad dish.

Rich in minerals such as sodium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and calcium. Includes vitamins which boosts the anti-oxidant benefits to the cells in the body and skin.

Rich in protein, vitamins, minerals and fibre. It’s also good for your gut.

A subtle liquorice flavour, full of goodness that will not disappoint to satisfy you and your appetite whatever you make with them.

Serves 2 to 3
Takes 60 minutes


  • 400g butter beans (Bold bean Co)
  • 1 large fennel bulb cut into wedges
  • 1/2 small white cabbage shredded
  • bunch fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/8 white onions finely sliced
  • 30ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 10ml white wine vinegar
  • 1 to 2 tsp honey
  • wedge freshly squeezed lemon
  • sea salt black pepper


Pre heat the oven to 160°C or 320 °F.

Place the fennel bulb wedges into a baking dish.

Drizzle the extra virgin olive oil and honey over the fennel bulb wedges, coating them evenly.

Cover the baking dish with foil, then place into the oven for approx. 30 minutes or until the fennel bulbs are cooked but still firm.

Turn up the heat of the oven to 180°C or 360 °F.

Remove the foil from the baking dish then place back into the oven to cook for a further 20 minutes, until golden and caramelised.

Once cooked remove from the oven, sit to one side and allow to cool.

In the meantime, shred the white cabbage, finely slice the white onion and chop the parsley, then place into a bowl.

Rinse the butter beans then add to the bowl.

Cut the cooled fennel wedges into cubes, then add to the bowl.

Add the extra virgin olive, white wine vinegar and honey into a small dish and stir to bring all of the ingredients together to make the dressing, then drizzle over the ingredients into the bowl.

Squeeze in some fresh lemon juice to your taste.

Add sea salt and black pepper and stir well.


To Serve

Ideal served with green salad leaves of your preference.



I have just dicovered the Bold Bean Co. which have an amazing tste and texture, I highly reccommend.

I often make a little extra of this dish so I have plenty for a ready-made meal to take to work.



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Food Produce

Ideally use organic food produce where possible.

Visit your local food suppliers or farmers market for fresh produce.

Consider the animal welfare when selecting fresh meat,poultry, eggs and dairy.

Select foods that are ethically sourced.

Ideally know the provenance.

Consider eating more sustainable foods.


Helpful Books

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