Chorizo Butter Bean Braise

Chorizo Butter Bean Braise

Served with fresh crusty bread, or even toasted bread, this dish is a wonderful winter warmer that family and friends will want a second helping of.

CAL P/SERVE
387
kJ P/SERVE
1620
FAT P/SERVE
20.7g
CARBS P/SERVE
22.2g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
21.5g
SUGAR P/SERVE
9.2g
SODIUM P/SERVE
928g
FAT
%
4.4%
ENERGY RDI%
18.6%

This Chorizo with butter bean braise recipe is a typically spanish tapas dish which makes a great tasty lunch.

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 tbls olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 5 Tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tbls tomato paste
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar
  • ½ lemon grated rind
  • 2 chorizo sausages, sliced on an angle, not too thick
  • 1 tsp. each – smoked paprika, oregano, rosemary, garlic powder, paprika
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cans butter beans, drained and rinsed

Method

  1. Heat a non-stick fry pan with the oil and sauté the onion, for approx. 5 mins. Add the smoked paprika, paprika and garlic until the aromas are released.  Add ½ cup water and simmer for 5 mins.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes and paste, garlic powder, sugar, rosemary and oregano and simmer for a further 5 mins.  Add the lemon rind.
  3. Now add the rinsed butter beans, ½ cup water and simmer for 10 mins then turn off heat.
  4. In a separate non stick fry pan heat on med heat place the sliced chorizo. No oil required as the sausage will omit oil.  Cook for 10 mins until browned on both sides.
  5. Once cooked add to the tomato mixture, turn heat on med heat and simmer for a couple more minutes and season with cracked pepper.
  6. Serve on a platter, crumble a teaspoon of feta on top and serve with crusty bread.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 4 Serving size:468g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 1620 kJ 345 kJ
  387 Cal 82 Cal
Protein 21.5 g 4.6 g
Fat, total 20.7 g 4.4 g
- Saturated 6.9 g 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 22.2 g 4.7 g
- Sugars 9.2 g 2.0 g
Sodium 928 mg 198 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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