Tuscan White Bean Stew
with garlic bread
- Onions, red - 1/2, chopped
- Red peppers, roasted (store-bought in a jar) - 1/4 cup
- Artichoke hearts (frozen or canned) - 16, chopped
- Spinach, baby - 2 oz, chopped
- Beans, cannellini or butter (14 oz / 397 g can) - 2 cans, drained and rinsed
- Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
- Rosemary, fresh - 2 sprigs
- Stock, vegetable - 3 cups
- Garlic - 2 cloves, chopped
- Butter - 2 Tbsp
- Cheese, parmesan - 2 Tbsp, shredded
- Parsley, any fresh variety - 1 Tbsp, chopped
- Sandwich rolls, Italian sub style - 2, halved
- Onions / Garlic - Prep as directed. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
- Cheese / Parsley / Red peppers - Prep as directed. For roasted red peppers, drain, rinse and roughly chop. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
- If using frozen artichoke hearts, defrost in microwave; if using canned artichoke hearts, drain and rinse. Roughly chop. (Can be done 1 day ahead)
- Prep garlic bread - Mash garlic with butter, parmesan, and parsley. Slice bread open lengthwise, and top with garlic butter.
- Roughly chop spinach. Drain and rinse beans.
- Heat oven to 375F / 191C degrees.
- Heat a saucepan over medium heat and add cooking oil. When oil is hot, add onion and saute until onion is soft, ~3 minutes. Add red peppers and spinach and saute spinach is wilted, ~4 minutes more. Add stock, beans, artichoke hearts and rosemary sprigs and simmer until stew reduces slightly, ~8 minutes. Discard rosemary sprigs.
- While stew simmers, place bread, cut-side up onto a sheet pan. Bake until golden, 8 to 10 minutes.
- Serve stew with garlic bread on the side. Enjoy!
Served this over leftover farro 10/10 recommend! Easy and so full of flavor.0 Helpful
Yum! The only thing I didn't like was the small portion. Will make more chicken next time.0 Helpful
Loved this! After reading comments added garlic and cornstarch. It was restaurant worthy.0 Helpful
I didn't make the garlic bread, but instead paired with noodles. It felt like a gourmet Italian dish! So much flavor! My husband wants me t chop some mushrooms and add a little wilted spinach next time. We also added a little Parmesan cheese on top.0 Helpful
Next time I'll include a side of broccoli or other veggies. Very tasty and smelled absolutely amazing while cooking.0 Helpful
Made the original but converted it to gluten free with gf garlic bread. Next time I would try to thicken up the sauce to make it more of a gravy. Flavor was great.0 Helpful