Pork and butter bean stew

Pork and butter bean stew
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 10 minutes to make and 35-40 minutes to cook

This easy and filling pork, chorizo and butter bean stew, is an ideal dinner for a cold winter’s night.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
412kcals
Fat
18.1g (6.2g saturated)
Protein
46.6g
Carbohydrates
17.1g (5.9g sugar)
Salt
1.9g
Calories
412kcals
Fat
18.1g (6.2g saturated)
Protein
46.6g
Carbohydrates
17.1g (5.9g sugar)
Salt
1.9g

Ingredients

  • 150g chorizo
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 large or 4 small pork chops
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • A few sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 400g can butter beans

Method

  1. Heat a casserole and add the chorizo, diced, and dry-fry over a medium heat for 5 minutes, until crisp. Add the red onion, finely sliced, and the garlic cloves, crushed, and fry for 5 minutes, until tender. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Heat a drizzle of vegetable oil in the casserole and fry the pork chops, cut into pieces, until browned all over.
  3. Return the chorizo and onion mixture to the casserole and add the chopped tomatoes, the chicken stock and a few sprigs of fresh thyme. Season well, bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Add the butter beans, drained and rinsed, and cook for a further 5-10 minutes. Check the seasoning and serve with baked potatoes.

delicious. tips

  1. For a different twist, swap the chopped tomatoes for cider or apple juice and add 75ml double cream at the end.

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