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  • 12 mini cooking chorizos
  • 150g raw peeled prawns
  • 300g jar of white beans
  • flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • bread, to serve


  • STEP 1

    Fry the mini cooking chorizos in a small, dry frying pan over a low heat, turning until browned and released lots of oil

  • STEP 2

    Tip out most of the oil, push the chorizo to one side of the pan and add the raw peeled prawns, and cook for a couple of minutes.

  • STEP 3

    Meanwhile, purée the of white beans with any liquid from the jar and season well.

  • STEP 4

    Warm it through then tip into a warmed dish, top with the chorizo and prawns, and scatter with chopped flat-leaf parsley. Serve with bread for scooping.


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