One Pan Easy Chorizo and Bean Stew Recipe

One Pan Easy Chorizo and Bean Stew recipe - 2

This easy and tasty chorizo and bean stew recipe requires just the one pan.

Needing just a handful of basic ingredients, this meal takes only around 30 minutes to cook and prep.

The ingredient and recipes will make for around 4-6 servings. Serve on its own or with crusty bread or jacket potatoes.


  • 100-200g Chorizo, chopped
  • Splash of olive oil
  • Onion, peeled and diced Could swap for chopped celery and/or red pepper
  • 1 clove of chopped garlic or a teaspoon of easy/lazy garlic
  • 1 tin (400g) chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tins (800g) cannellini beans, drained Could swap for butterbeans or chickpeas
  • Salt & pepper
  • Fresh parsley (Optional) Could swap for rosemary or leave out
  • 1 teaspoon paprika (Optional) Or a pinch of cayenne pepper

To make chorizo and bean stew:

  1. Heat a splash of olive oil in a large pan over a medium heat and add the chorizo for a couple of minutes until they begin to release their natural oils.
  2. Add in the onions and fry for a further couple of minutes until they begin to colour.
  3. Add the garlic and season with a teaspoon of paprika or a pinch of cayenne pepper for extra spice. Cook for a further minute.
  4. Drain and rinse the beans. You can use cannellini beans, butter beans, chickpeas or a mixture.
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  6. Add the beans to the pan with the tin of chopped tomatoes.
  7. Season to taste with salt, pepper and chopped fresh parsley or rosemary. You could also add flavour with some dried oregano and/or a splash of Worcestershire sauce.
  8. Stir well and simmer for around 15 minutes until the stew has thickened to desired consistency.
  9. Stir occasionally and add a little water if the stew gets too thick.
  10. Serve with crusty bread or jacket potatoes.
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