Giant White Bean Stew with Herbed Bread Crumbs

prep time

15 minutes

cook time

45 minutes

servings

10
This comforting and satisfying stew finishes in the oven. White beans, onion and red bell pepper combine with fresh herbs all topped with an crunchy, cheesy topping.

ingredients

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 red onion, chopped
1 red bell peppers, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1 (28 ounce) can Tuttorosso® No Salt Added Crushed Tomatoes with basil
1 teaspoon red chile pepper
1 tablespoon paprika
Salt and black pepper to taste
2 (15 ounce) cans canned white beans, white butter beans or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
Herbed Bread Crumbs
2 cups bread crumbs
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
Sea salt and ground black pepper to taste

instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375o F.
  • In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat and add onion, bell pepper and garlic.
  • Cook until onions are translucent.
  • Add the fresh herbs, crushed tomatoes, red chile pepper, paprika, salt, black pepper and white beans.
  • Cook together for 20 minutes and transfer to a 9 X 13 inch baking dish.
Herb Breadcrumbs
  • Heat a skillet with oil over low heat
  • Toss in bread crumbs and coat with the hot oil.Turn down the heat and toast the breadcrumbs.
  • Toss the bread crumbs with cheese, parsley, thyme, sea salt and black pepper. Place crumbs on top of bean mixture and bake for 25 minutes.

nutrition

  • Calories:
    260
    |
  • Fats:
    6.0
    g
    |
  • Trans Fats:
    0
    g
    |
  • Cholesterol:
    5
    mg
    |
  • Sodium:
    940
    mg
    |
  • Carbohydrate:
    39
    g
    |
  • Fiber:
    9
    g
    |
  • Protein:
    12
    g
    |
  • Vitamin A:
    30
    %
    |
  • Vitamin C:
    45
    %
    |
  • Calcium:
    20
    %
    |
  • Iron:
    20
    %

  • Giant White Bean Stew

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