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Portuguese sardines with creamy cannellini beans and toast

15 minutes
30 minutes
Wine/Spirit Pairing
Woolworths Paul Cluver Riesling

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  • 2 T olive oil
  • 5 baby leeks, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 fresh red chilli, chopped
  • 1 cup cream
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 x 400 g cannellini beans cans, drained
  • Fresh lemon, for squeezing
  • 2 x 120 g Woolworths sardines in tomato sauce cans
  • 1 ciabatta loaf, thinly sliced and toasted

Heat the olive oil in a large pan over a medium to low heat, then fry the leeks, garlic and chilli for 2–3 minutes.

Add the cream and reduce for 10 minutes, then season to taste. Fold through the beans and add a squeeze of lemon juice.

Top with the sardines and serve with the toasted ciabatta.

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Hannah Lewry

Recipe by: Hannah Lewry

Woolworths TASTE’s Food Editor is passionate about conjuring up fresh ideas for fast and easy dishes that taste as great as they look. Turn to her expertise for everything from time-saving mid-week food to lazy weekend meals. You’ll have a lot of fun in the kitchen while you’re about it.

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