This robust Italian bean stew recipe is full of flavour and so easy to make. It's a great winter warmer that's packed with lots of vegetables and pulses, making a super hearty meal.
- In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil and fry the onion, carrots and celery for 5 mins until starting to soften.
- Add the garlic and leeks and cook for another 5 mins.
- Add in the remaining ingredients with 1 tsp salt and ½ tsp ground black pepper.
- Cook for 1 hr and serve with large chunks of bread.
Freezing and defrosting guidelines
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