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Bean stew recipes

Make these hearty bean stews for a warming, high-protein supper, with classics like sausage casseroles, spicy Mexican-style dishes and vegetarian options. 

107 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A hearty stew to feed a family with just four ingredients. Spicy chorizo and fresh pesto provide tons of flavour and it's on the table in just 20 minutes

20 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
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15 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Transform this American baked bean stew into a filling no-fuss meal with pork loin steaks and shredded ham hock - it saves on the washing up, too

55 mins
Easy
21 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A cross between a soup and a stew, this healthy French dish is packed with vegetables and beans - perfect as a light lunch. If making ahead it will keep in the fridge for a couple of days.

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
355 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A comforting and hearty one-pot sausage stew with chorizo, smoked paprika and plenty of vegetables

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
109 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use a can of mixed beans to make this tomato-based veggie stew with halloumi. Make it in just 25 minutes for a quick and easy midweek supper

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
152 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This flavoursome, low-fat chicken casserole is easy to make and freezes really well, so why not make double and freeze for speedy midweek meals

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
176 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Spicy chicken casserole with a healthy superfood side dish of protein-rich quinoa

55 mins
Easy
49 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Cannellini beans, chicken thighs and spicy chorizo make for a satisfying and simple one-pot supper

40 mins
Easy
40 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A comforting, quick stew for all the family, cooked all in one pot

55 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

A hearty dish full of rustic flavour

3 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
61 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This hearty, satisfying one-pot is low fat and easy on the washing up

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
41 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Packed full of iron, this stew makes a great side dish or a super healthy supper when partnered with a jacket potato

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A paprika-spiced casserole that's campsite-friendly and warming for the tum- pinto beans stretch the dish a little further

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
36 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A saucy, warming casserole with Cumberland sausages, chilli gravy and kidney beans. It's budget-friendly and ready in less than 30 minutes too

25 mins
Easy
186 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This hearty one-pot is full of Mediterranean flavour, with pork, red onion, peppers and smoked paprika - an impressive 4 of your 5 a day

50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This authentic vegetarian casserole makes a delicious first course, or serve alongside slow-cooked lamb as part of a Greek Easter feast

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Just the thing to warm you up on a cold winter night

3 hrs
Easy
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Chorizo, pork ribs and pork shoulder make the base for this hearty Brazilian casserole with deeply savoury spiced pulses

2 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Use storecupboard pulses and tasty chicken thighs in this healthy paprika-flavoured casserole with peppers and tomato

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The spicy kick of chorizo works brilliantly with seafood in this Spanish dish from James Martin

35 mins
Easy
69 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Sure to be a family favourite, this warming winter one-pot has gently simmered sausages, hearty cannellini beans and a crunchy breadcrumb topping

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Slow cook squid with paprika, tomato and pinto beans for a robust one-pot meal filled with tender shellfish. Serve with garlic bread on the side

1 hr and 55 mins
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