The Best  Butter Bean Stew


Butter bean stew is easy, flavorful and so filling. This vegan butter bean stew is so simple and ready in about 20 minutes. This lima bean stew is great for weeknight meals , lunch or meal prep.

Why you will love this recipe

Simple, easy to make

Delicious, healthy ingredients

20 Minutes

Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free


– Onion – Garlic – Bell peppers – Dried basil – Dried parsley – Salt – Garlic powder – Tomato paste – Vegetable broth – Diced tomatoes – Balsamic vinegar – Butter beans (or white beans) – Spinach

Step 1

Preheat a large pot over medium heat. Chop the onion, slice the garlic and chop the bell peppers.


Step 2

Once the pot is hot, spray with olive oil and add the onions, cook 4-6 minutes then add garlic and cook 1 minute.


Step 3

Add bell peppers and cook 3-4 minutes to soften.


Step 4

Add tomato paste and spices and stir well. Cook 1 minute.


Step 5

Add the rest of the ingredients except the spinach. Put over high heat and cover to bring to a boil.


Step 6

Once boiling, turn off heat and blend 1/4 -1/2 of the stew with an immersion blender or regular blender.


Step 7

Add spinach and stir until wilted. Serve hot.


Veggies: Zucchini, squash, carrots, celery, leeks, sweet potatoes – Volume: Add cooked rice, quinoa or small pasta (like shells or elbows) – Other flavor: Add a 1/4 cup of pesto or sundried tomatoes in olive oil

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