Chorizo & bacon bean stew
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 6 - 8 as a side
A mixture of red kidney and black beans, chorizo and smoked bacon come together to make a hearty and mildly spicy bean stew. Grab a crusty roll and tuck in
- STEP 1
Put the oil, chorizo, bacon and shallots in a good-sized saucepan. Turn on the heat and cook for 5 mins, stirring every so often. When the shallots are soft and the bacon smells cooked, add the herbs and paprika, and mix well.
- STEP 2
Add the beans and the chillies, give it a good stir and cook for 2 mins so the beans are coated with the mixture.
- STEP 3
Add the rest of the ingredients, plus 100ml water and some seasoning, then give everything a good stir. Bring to the boil, then lower to a simmer and cook for 30 mins, stirring, until it’s thick. Once ready, remove the bay, thyme and chillies, then serve.