Main Dishes

Fresh Herb Butter Bean Stew

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This stew is very satisfying and flavoursome with the fresh herbs. The ground ginger elevates it by giving it a bit of a kick. Using dried butter beans tastes a lot better than using ones from a tin. You can double the measurements listed of the beans, so that you can freeze half before you make the stew.

4
250g (1 ¼ cups) dry weight butter (lima) beans
1 large onion
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons fresh chopped curly parsley
2 tablespoons fresh chopped oregano
1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil
1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme
1 vegetable stock cube
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon sugar free ketchup
1 ½ tablespoons (18g) arrowroot
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
Soak the butter beans overnight, changing the water every four hours or so. Changing the water regularly gets rid of the indigestible sugars. After 24 hours pour the water away. Cover the beans and boil...
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Nutritions

Calories
4760

Sodium
369mg
15% DV

Fat
203g
312% DV

Protein
157g
314% DV

Carbs
200g
68% DV

Fiber
90g
362% DV