Tuscan sausage and white bean stew

Tuscan sausage and white bean stew

This is the quintessential one-pot winter meal. The beans will fill you up and are a great source of protein and fibre. You can easily leave out the sausage and use vegetable stock to make it veggie, too.

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  • Serves4
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare10 mins
  • Cook30 mins
  • Total time40 mins

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  • 1 tbsp Essential Waitrose olive oil
  • 1 Essential Waitrose onion, chopped
  • 2 clove/s garlic
  • 2 Essential Waitrose carrots, diced
  • 4 pork sausages, sliced
  • 500ml fresh chicken stock
  • 500g Essential Waitrose cherry tomatoes, halved (or use a 400g can essential Waitrose chopped tomatoes)
  • 400g can Essential Waitrose cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 25g flat leaf parsley, leaves and stalks separated and chopped
  • 200g cavolo nero, tough stems discarded, leaves roughly chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for 3 minutes, until beginning to soften. Finely chop the garlic and add along with the carrots; cook for 2 minutes.

  2. Add the sausage and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until just turning golden.

  3. Tip in the stock, tomatoes, beans, parsley stalks and 500ml water. Bring to the boil, then simmer gently for 15 minutes. Add the cavolo nero and simmer for another 5 minutes. Season, stir the parsley leaves through and serve.


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


1,562kJ/ 373kcals



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