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Savoy, chorizo & borlotti bean broth recipe

Savoy, chorizo & borlotti bean broth recipe

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With its smoky chorizo, earthy savoy cabbage, creamy-textured borlotti beans and fragrant broth, this quick and easy recipe makes the perfect winter warmer. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 315 calories / serving
  • Dairy-free


  • 100g (3½oz) rice
  • 125g (4oz) chorizo, sliced
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 litre (1 3/4pt) chicken stock
  • 1 x 400g tin borlotti beans
  • ½ savoy cabbage, cored and sliced
  • crusty bread, to serve
If you don't have red onions, try using white, brown or spring onions

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    12g 17%
  • Saturates

    4g 20%
  • Sugars

    8g 9%
  • Salt

    1.9g 32%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 38g Protein 14.9g Fibre 8.3g


  1. Cook the rice following the packet instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a dry, saucepan over a medium heat. Add the chorizo and cook for 3-4 minutes, until crisp. Remove and set aside. Pour out the chorizo oil, then add the onion, garlic, olive oil and season. Cook for 8 minutes, until softened. Pour in the stock and bring to the boil, then simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the chorizo, beans and cabbage, and cook for a further 3-4 minutes.
  4. Drain the cooked rice and add to the saucepan with the other ingredients. Serve with some crusty bread, if you like.

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