White Bean-Peanut Stew

February 6, 2015
White Bean-Peanut Stew

Author Notes:

Super-easy, healthy, and satisfying, this stew can be dished up for busy weeknights or served as a side at a weekend buffet. Great as a main dish or dip. Versatile (serve with any varietey of grains or alone) and easy to carry to parties or pack in lunches.

Francesca Sidoti

Serves: 4


  • 4 cups cooked white beans
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 dash red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 cups cooked rice or quinoa
  • 1 green onion, chopped
In This Recipe


  1. Set aside cooked beans. Combine peanut butter, lime juice, stock, brown sugar, and spices in a large skillet over medium-low heat for 4 minutes or until mixture slightly thickens.
  2. Mix beans into skillet mixture. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  3. Serve as follows: place one cup or rice or quinoa on plate. Place one cup of bean mixture on top, adding some sauce from pan. Top with chopped green onions.

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