Large lima beans, celeriac & spinach stew
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Large lima beans, celeriac & spinach stew
Photo credit : Dana Dorobantu

Large lima beans, celeriac & spinach stew

Large lima beans, celeriac & spinach stew
Photo credit : Dana Dorobantu
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This recipe wins the big three: cheap, easy and quick to put together. All you have to do to make this a complete meal is to serve it with either some rice, couscous, quinoa or some millet.

  • Serves4
  • Prep time15 mins
  • Cook time40 mins
  • Timeout1 hour
  • FreezingFreezes well

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 cups of celeriac, peeled and diced
  • 2 boxes of (540 ml chacune) of large lima beans, rinsed and strained
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 4 fresh sage leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • Salt & pepper, as preferred
  • 4 cups of baby spinach

Steps

  1. Heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat in a large non-stick pan then brown the onions for 20 minutes.  Stir occasionally to prevent any burning. 
  2. Add the remaining ingredients except for the spinach and cover. Simmer on low heat for 20 minutes, thus allowing the celeriac to soften.
  3. Add the spinach and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Check the seasoning, adjust if needed and serve.

 

Tips & tricks

The onions will caramelize quicker if you add a bit of salt, it removes all the water in them.

Recipe published on August 19, 2018

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