Spicy chorizo and cannellini bean soup

Spicy chorizo and cannellini bean soup


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About this recipe: A lovely hearty winter warmer. Serve in warmed bowls, topped with fresh herbs and Parmesan if you like. Tuck in.

Kidtechnical Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or rapeseed oil
  • 2 chorizo sausages, sliced
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 (300g) tin cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 stock cube, diluted in about 240ml water
  • 1 small bunch fresh parsley and basil, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the sausage, chilli, red pepper and garlic, keep on a medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the beans, tomatoes, stock and bring to the boil, simmer for a further 5 to 10 minutes until reduced a little.
  3. Serve in warmed bowls, top with fresh herbs and Parmesan if you like. Tuck in.

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Reviews (3)


I love all of the ingredients in this soup so it stands to reason I would love it. It;s so easy to make too. Play around with the ingredients:I have tried this with an extra hot green chilli and with different coloured peppers to make it a bit more colourful...whatever you prefer, it still tastes great. - 14 Mar 2013


V.Tasty! - 15 Sep 2013


Absolutely brilliant!! Even my super fussy other half loves this. Satisfying and loads of flavour but very easy to make and cheap too (maybe another reason he likes it....) - 18 Jan 2016

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