Tuscan bean and vegetable stew

"This is a warming, flavoursome and nutritious vegetarian stew. Serve with mashed potatoes, crushed new potatoes or cooked brown rice"
Prep time:
15 min
Cook time:
1 min
Servings:
2 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
9.4 / 10
High score

Glycemic Index

Index
36
Low
Load
20
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories359.33 kcal18%
Fat5.35 g8%
Carbs56.01 g22%
Sugars21.97 g24%
Protein14.67 g29%
Sodium1112.33 mg56%
Fiber16.43 g59%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
36
Low
Glycemic Load
20
High

Ingredients

2 tsp olive or rapeseed oil
4-6 shallots sliced
1 small red pepper deseeded and chopped
1 clove garlic crushed (optional)
2 small carrots sliced
1 stick celery chopped
227g (8oz) can chopped tomatoes in rich natural juice
150ml (1/4 pint) homemade or reduced-salt vegetable stock
5 tbsp medium-dry cider (or extra vegetable stock)
1 tbsp tomato puree
1 tsp dried Italian herb seasoning
Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
420g (15oz) can butter beans in water drained and rinsed
85g (3oz) French beans trimmed and cut into short lengths

Directions

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