This easy sausage stew is ready in 15 minutes. It's perfect cold weather food.


  • 4 extra lean pork sausages cut into 2-3cm chunks

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped

  • 1 onion, roughly chopped

  • 1x 320g jar whole sweet red peppers in oil, drained and roughly chopped

  • 2x 410g tin cannellini beans in water, drained and rinsed

  • 300g baby spinach leaves

  • 4 tbsps chopped flat-leaf parsley

  • Finely grated zest and juice of ½ an unwaxed lemon

  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • 1.

    Preheat the grill to high and cook the sausage pieces until brown all over. Remove and set aside.

  • 2.

    Heat a large non-stick pan over a medium heat and add the oil. Add half the garlic and all the onion to the pan. Cook gently, adding a splash of water as necessary, until the onion is translucent (about 8 minutes).

  • 3.

    Add the peppers, beans and 4 tbsps of water and cook for 5 minutes. Add the sausages and spinach and cook for a further 5 minutes.

  • 4.

    Meanwhile, in a food processor or with a pestle and mortar, blend together the remaining garlic, parsley, lemon zest and juice and a little olive oil. Add this to the stew and stir well. Season with pepper and serve immediately in bowls, mugs or pitta breads.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 403kj
  • Fat Total 10g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 22g
  • Carbohydrate 57g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Sodium 262mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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