Bean recipes are the perfect go-to weeknight favourite for so many reasons: after all they're an inexpensive store cupboard staple, cook quickly and lend themselves to classic hearty and healthy dishes.
We're talking fresh beans and pulses and everything in between in our line-up of best bean recipes.
Watch the pros like Gordon Ramsay, Atul Kochhar, Nathan Outlaw and JP McMahon as they give this everyday ingredient the Michelin star treatment.
The Best Bean Recipes by Michelin Starred Chefs
How to Cook with Lentils
Atul Kochhar, the first Indian chef to be awarded a Michelin Star in the UK, reveals the secret to the perfect Dal Makhani.
Vegan Minestrone Soup
Theo Randall makes a tasty Italian soup starring cannellini beans.
Italian Bean Soup
Leading Italian chef Anthony Genovese shows how to make an unforgettable bean soup starring borlotti beans.
How to cook young peas and broad beans
Matt Abé cooks with young peas and broad beans in this robust yet elegant dish with a Dexter beef short rib.
How to Cook Green Beans
Watch Gordon Ramsay go to town on simple fresh green beans in this easy salad.
How to Cook Broad Beans
Cornish chef Nathan Outlaw gives broad beans some Michelin starred magic.
How to make a Chickpea Curry
Irish chef JP McMahon sells us the merits of the humble and hearty chickpea.
Homemade Spicy Beans
Gordon Ramsay puts the spice into baked beans in this easy to execute dish.