Last week I cooked a bean stew. I was confident that the hubby and I would enjoy it, however I was not sure what the children's reaction would be. Thankfully it was a huge success. They even had the leftovers the following day.
This is a tasty, healthy meal that has become a family favourite!
Bean and Vegetable Stew
1 fennel, trimmed and sliced
1 medium aubergine/eggplant, chopped
1 medium red onion, chopped
1 medium brown onion, chopped
2 celery sticks, chopped1 carrot, cubed
1 medium head of broccoli, cut into small florets
400g tin of blackeye beans
400g tin of chickpeas
750mls vegetable stock
2tsp mixed herbs
1tbsp balsamic vinegar
1tbsp olive oil
1 - Heat the olive oil over a medium heat and add the fennel, onions, celery and carrots
2 - Cook the vegetables for 10 minutes
3 - Add the broccoli and aubergine to the vegetables and mix
4 - Pour over the vegetable stock, add the blackeye beans, chickpeas and mixed spices and bring to the boil
5 - Simmer for 15 minutes
6 - Once the stew is ready stir in the balsamic vinegar and serve
This meal is delicious as a main meal or even as a side dish. It is packed with vegetables and full of flavour. Not only is this a delicious meal but it is also full of goodness for the whole family.
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