Savoury Beans and Apple

Makes 2 servings

  • 1/2 Tbs EVOO

  • 1/2 onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)

  • 1 apple, peeled, cored and grated

  • 1 carrot, grated

  • 1 stalk celery, chopped

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock

  • 2 Tbs tomato paste

  • 1 Tbs red wine vinegar

  • 2 cups cooked kidney beans
  • 1 tsp each dried thyme and oregano

  • 1 tsp dried mustard

  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin

  • dashes of salt and pepper

 

  1. In a large, non-stick frying pan, heat oil over MEDIUM-HIGH heat.

  2. Cook onion, apples, carrots, celery and garlic for 10 minutes or until softened.

  3. In bowl, whisk together stock, tomato paste and vinegar; add to vegetable mixture in frying pan.

  4. Stir in beans, thyme, oregano, mustard, cumin, salt and pepper. Bring to boil.

  5. Then reduce to simmer, cover and cook for 45 minutes.

  6. Serve with a dollop of sour cream or yogurt, if desired.

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