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sweet potato with kidney beans and butter beans in a big casserole

Vegetable And Bean Stew Recipe

Easy, warming vegetarian casserole for when you need something nutritious and filling
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 303 kcal


  • Large casserole or slow cooker


  • 1 onion peeled and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled and sliced
  • 1 400g can kidney beans drained and washed
  • 1 400g tin butter beans or chick peas, drained and washed
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 1 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato purée
  • 2 teaspoons mixed dried herbs
  • 1 sweet potato peeled and chopped
  • 1 small squash or swede peeled and chopped
  • 2 medium carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium courgette sliced
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • pinches to taste salt and pepper


Slow Cooker

  • Put all the ingredients in a slow cooker and stir well
  • Cook in a slow cooker on high for 2 hours then on low for 5-6 hours

In the Oven

  • Put all the ingredients in a casserole and stir
  • Cook in the oven at 180 degrees C for 2-3 hours.
Keyword easy supper, low cost