White fish with spicy beans and chorizo

White fish with spicy beans and chorizo

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(51 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4
Mop up the juices of this low-fat supper dish with crusty bread

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freeze bean mix only
  • Nut-free
  • Egg-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal304
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre0g
  • protein36g
  • salt1.23g
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 onion, chopped



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • small rosemary sprig, leaves finely chopped



    Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

  • 25g chorizo or other spicy sausage, chopped



    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 2 fat garlic cloves, crushed
  • 700g/1lb 9oz bottle passata
  • 410g can cannellini bean in water, drained
    Cannellini bean

    Cannellini bean

    can-a-leen-ee been

    Slightly kidney-shaped with squarish ends, cannellini beans are from Italy and are creamy white…

  • 200g/7oz shredded green cabbage



    The cabbage, or brassica, family is huge, and includes everything from the familiar red, white…

  • pinch sugar



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

  • 4 skinless chunky fillets haddock or cod



    A white-fleshed salt water fish often compared with cod in flavour and texture. Found on the…


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, then soften the onion for 5 mins. Add the rosemary, chorizo and garlic, then fry for 2 mins more until the chorizo is starting to crisp. Tip in the passata, beans, cabbage and sugar, season, then simmer for 5 mins.

  2. Add the fish to the pan, leaving the tops of the fillets peeking out of the sauce, then cover with a lid and leave to cook for 3-5 mins or until the flesh flakes easily. Delicious served with crusty bread.

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14th Jun, 2012
This was ok. I used two tins of chopped tomatoes instead of the passata, some chilli and reduced it at the end. There was a lot left over we finished it up afterwards. It was fantastic cold and without the fish. Completely different. Sounds strange, but I will make this again, without the fish and serve at room temperature.
23rd May, 2012
Delicious! Used river cobbler (cheaper option for white fish) and peas instead of cabbage and it was very tasy!
21st Feb, 2012
I made the lunch version with bacon instead of chorizo. Took me 20 min. to make and turned lovely :)
12th Jan, 2012
Lovely. I used salmon fillets, sliced green beans instead of cabbage and added some chilli flakes when sauce tasted a bit bland. Fish gently poached in sauce was delicious - husband not one for beans but enjoyed this. Extra bonus is its cooked in one pan.
14th Sep, 2011
Something seemed to be missing from this dish - almost as if it needed more chilli tho that would have obliterated the taste of the fish. Not a fan of this one at all, & hubby loathed it!
27th Aug, 2011
A very fast recipe. My cabbage was raw and the fish started to break. Wasn't my favorite recipe.
29th Jul, 2011
I made this last night and we really enjoyed it. I used a bit more chorizo, didn't fancy cabbage with fish so used chard and a couple of chopped courgettes instead as we have a glu of both in the garden. I didn't have canellini beans either so used chick peas which were good. I'm trying to cut carbs so didn't have a side dish but OH had new potatoes. I would have it with brown rice another time. A good, tasty, healthy one-pot.
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28th Jul, 2011
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28th Jul, 2011
Someone help me please. How do I save this recipe to my Binder? I've logged on, and it just tells me I have no recipes saved. That's because I don"t know how to. I love this site, but just can't find out how to do this. Thank you. Leah from Australia
16th May, 2011
I added jersey royals and exchanged the cabbage for spinach, it was delish!!


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