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Roast spiced runner beans, egg & houmous platter

Roast spiced runner beans, egg & houmous platter

These runner beans, spiced with the herby and aromatic zaatar and accompanied by boiled eggs , make for a healthy, tasty side dish.                    

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  • Serves2
  • CourseSide
  • Prepare5 mins
  • Cook10 mins
  • Total time15 mins

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  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 280g pack essential Waitrose Runner Beans, trimmed and strings removed
  • 2 Waitrose British Blacktail medium Free Range Eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 tsp Cooks' Ingredients Herby Zaatar
  • 100g reduced fat houmous
  • 1 pinch smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil, to serve
  • 2 pittas, toasted and cut into strips


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C, gas mark 7. Put the oil into a large roasting tin, add the beans and some seasoning, and toss well. Roast for 10 minutes, turning once, until slightly darker green, a little wrinkled and just tender.

  2. Meanwhile, bring a small pan of water to the boil. Gently lower in the eggs. Boil for 7 minutes, then cool under cold water for 5 minutes. Peel the eggs and cut in half.

  3. Toss the zaatar with the beans and set aside. Spoon the houmous over a plate, top with the beans and eggs, and scatter the eggs with a little smoked paprika and seasoning. Drizzle the extra virgin oil over and around. Serve with the toasted pittas.

Cook’s tip

Cooks’ Ingredients Herby Zaatar is a flavourful blend of sesame seeds, sumac, oregano, marjoram and salt. Perfect for dipping and sprinkling.  


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


1,943kJ/ 464kcals



Saturated Fat












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