Our spicy vegetarian bean stew not only tastes good but also provides a lot of energy for the cold season. Beans provide more fibre than any other vegetable. A single portion of beans already accounts for 20% of the recommended daily fibre requirement. But beans can do much more. They have a variety of health supporting benefits. The consumption of beans is highly recommended, especially for cancer prophylaxis and other advantages.
Beans support weight loss
Even if you consume a few calories by eating beans, you are still adding little mass to your body, so you will still lose weight. And not only do beans keep you slim, they also provide large amounts of fiber and potassium, while also being low in fat and carbohydrates. Beans are also an excellent source of protein that helps you maintain your ideal weight.
Try our spicy vegetarian bean stew recipe today.
Ingredients for 4 portions
1 tin kidney beans
1 can beans, white
1 tin tomatoes, chunky
500 ml vegetable broth
2 sweet peppers, red
1 large onion
2 cloves garlic
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper
1 bay leaf
Preparation of our Spicy Vegetarian Bean Stew
Chop the onions, garlic and peppers into small pieces. Brown the onions and garlic in the olive oil, add the peppers and beans and deglaze with the chopped tomatoes and vegetable stock.
Add balsamic vinegar and spices as desired and simmer at medium heat for about 20 minutes. Season to taste before serving.
If you like, you can also cook small potato cubes as an inlay.
Baguette also goes well with this dish.
If you want to know more about beans, have a look at Are canned beans healthy?