Chic Pea-White Bean Stew

Ingredients:

  • 1 (15 oz.) can of Nature’s Promise Organic Chic Peas
  • 1 (15 oz.) can of Nature’s Promise Organic Cannellini Beans
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced chives
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tbsp fresh minced Italian Parsley
  • 1 medium diced celery root
  • 2 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Sherry Vinegar
  • 1 cup Low Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 cup shaved Parmesan

Instructions:

  • Bake the peeled & diced medium celery root for 17 minutes on a baking sheet at 400 degrees.
  • After the celery root is baked, add the diced celery root, 1 cup Low Sodium Chicken Broth, 1/2 cup diced onion, & 2 tbsp minced garlic to a medium cooking pot, & bring to a boil.
  • Add 1 can chic peas, 1 can Cannellini Beans, 1/2 cup chives, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 3 tbsp Italian Parsley,  & stir.
  • Cook at a simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • In a medium bowl, mix 1 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp Dijon Mustard, & 1/4 cup Sherry Vinegar, add it to the stew, & continue to simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot & top with 1 tbsp Italian Parsley & 1/4 cup shaved Parmesan.

Happy New Year! We’re entering the heart of Winter, so we decided to create a hearty stew that everyone can enjoy, (Vegetarians & Vegans too.) A couple of years ago we created “Remedy Recipes Roasted Roots & Lentils,” a delicious & savory stew-like recipe featuring some unique flavors. This month’s recipe takes elements of that recipe and combines them with some popular Mediterranean ingredients to form a hearty stew that doesn’t contain a single piece of meat, potato, or carrot. (It does contain chicken broth, though, so a homemade vegetable stock may be used if you wish.)  Similar dishes can be found all along the Mediterranean, so we really hope that you will enjoy this tasty stew!

This recipe may be used for Meals 2 or 3 on the Remedy Recipes format.

Portions:  1 cup for women / 2 cups for men

Enjoy this recipe, & let it warm you!

Mangiare, Piaccia! Eat, Enjoy!

About the author

John M. Di Fazio II
John M. Di Fazio II

John M Di Fazio II is a nutrition consultant, a personal trainer, and a massage therapist and has twenty years of experience working in the fitness industry. He was employed by Gold's Gym for thirteen years and in 2005 co-founded Remedy Fitness, a unique fitness establishment located in East Setauket, New York. While in the employ of Gold's Gym, he was recruited into Nutritionalysis, a nutrition company based in Venice Beach, California that specialized in individualized nutrition programs, and received his certification. Excelling in the field, his clientele grew by thousands. While establishing such a full clientele in nutrition and personal training, John also graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a bachelors degree in philosophy and also graduated from the New School for Holistic Health & Research on Long Island, New York with a degree and a New York State license for massage therapy.

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