Mexican-style Bean Stew

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Fajitas don’t just have to be made with chicken or beef; tinned beans and pulses are perfect for a vegetarian or vegan option.


Calories: 487 Kcal per serving

Serves: 4
2 tbsp olive oil
1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
1 red chili, finely chopped (optional)
1 onion, finely diced
2 red peppers, finely diced
1 yellow pepper, finely diced
2 courgettes, finely diced
2 cans of beans (kidney beans, black-eyed beans, butter beans), drained
150ml (5fl oz) tomato passata or blended tinned tomatoes
Hot chili sauce (optional)
To serve: 8 tortillas
1 tbsp fresh coriander
Sour cream (optional)
Grated vegan cheese or cheddar cheese


Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the onions to the pan and cook for 2 minutes before adding the garlic, chili and diced peppers. Fry for a few minutes before adding the courgettes and beans. Next pour in the passata and add a dash of chili sauce before mixing everything together. Season with salt and pepper. Cook everything for a couple of minutes until hot then sprinkle with chopped coriander and serve with tortilla, sour cream (optional) and grated cheese (cheddar or vegan cheese).