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Herby bean sausage stew

Herby bean sausage stew

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(31 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4

A simple, filling storecupboard chipolata stew that can be whipped up in minutes or slow cooked for hours

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal355
  • fat15g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs37g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre10g
  • protein20g
  • salt2.68g
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Ingredients

  • 8 chipolatas
  • 2 x 420g/15oz can mixed beans
  • 2 x 400g/14oz cans chopped tomato
  • 1 tsp dried basil
    Basil

    Basil

    ba-zil

    Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…

  • 2 tsp dried oregano
    Oregano

    Oregano

    or-ee-gar-no

    Closely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…

  • 1 tbsp sugar
    Sugar

    Sugar

    shuh-ga

    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

Method

  1. Heat a large non-stick frying pan, then brown the sausages for 3-5 mins over a high heat. Drain the beans, then add to the pan with the chopped tomatoes, herbs and sugar. Season well and bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 mins until the sausages are cooked through and the sauce has thickened, coating the beans.

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shlush
14th Jan, 2013
I wasn't sure at all about adding the bit of sugar but it definitely made the recipe. My husband and I made the basic bean stew and added grilled pork sausages to his portion and veggie sausages to my bowl. It was really yummy and we intend to make it again!
clare76c
14th Nov, 2012
1.05
Not keen at all on this recipe. Made in the slow cooker but too watery not great and won't be making it again.
nickyphillips
4th Nov, 2012
5.05
Simple, quick and delicious!
annac77
24th Sep, 2012
5.05
I came across this recipe for the first time last week and had a go. I made it in bulk in the slow cooker, putting the rest in the freezer. We really enjoyed it, I served with a jacket potato. I will make more often during the autumn / winter months. A very good, cheap store cupboard recipe.
fatspanna
14th Jul, 2012
4.05
I'm a very lazy cook, when catering for myself, so I love this kind of recipe. It's easy to adjust with different herbs or sausages so you can make it as simple or as richly flavoured as you like. Tonight I'll be adding roasted red onions, using paprika sausages and serving it with roasted new potatoes & green beans.
dutes8080
2nd Jan, 2012
4.05
Definitely a good OMG I've nothing in recipe! Found aproval with all served with Delia's Brussels Bubble and Squeek!
rhianthomas1984
7th Dec, 2010
4.05
Quick, easy and very tasty. It also smelt delicious when it was cooking. I used dried mixed beans (soaked overnight), added a bit of bacon that I had leftover in the fridge and served it with creamy mashed potato. A great, winter warmer, especially when you’re on a tight budget.
twiglets1
24th Nov, 2009
5.05
I love this recipe and make it about once a month. I do however add a bit of hot chilli powder and instead of using 2 tins of tomatoes I use 1 and also add a beef oxo stock, and then reduce the sauce down, it gives it a lovey rich taste with a bit of a kick
freakyogre
5th Oct, 2009
4.05
I halved the recipe and added a chopped onion and some garlic, but it was still quite bland.
nicbow
3rd Oct, 2009
Hmmm not very appealing if you follow the recipe exactly...although to make it much nicer, i added a chopped fried onion, crushed garlic and thickened it with some gravy granules...lovely with some buttery mash and doesnt add to the cost too much if you are on a budget :)

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