A plate of red beans and sticky papino

A plate of red beans and sticky papino

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • Carb Conscious Dairy free Fat conscious Health conscious Heart friendly Vegan recipe collection
  • 15 minutes
  • Bouchard Finlayson Blanc de Mer 2006

Featuring red beans, baby papayas, blueberries and vino cotto, this unusual side requires no cooking at all. Perfect for nights when it's too hot to switch on the oven – or a bout of loadshedding.


  • 1 x 140 g can red beans, drained
  • 1 papino, cut into wedges
  • 100 g blueberries
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • 10 g Italian parsley, chopped
  • ½ cup Vino Cotto

Cooking Instructions

Gently mix together all the ingredients. Chill until ready to eat.

Per serving: 782kJ, 6.2g protein, 0.2g fat, 18.1g carbs
Cook's note: Vino cotto is a sweet, reduced grapejuice must and is available at most speciality food stores. If you can't find it, use Balsamic vinegar instead.

Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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