Andalusian Bean and Chorizo Potaje

Andalusian Bean and Chorizo Potaje


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About this recipe: Serve this dish in a big pot and just let your friends in.

Serves: 6 

  • 2 chorizos, sliced
  • 100g bacon, chopped
  • 800g vine cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 x 410 g can butterbeans, drained
  • 100g fine green beans
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 60 g bread
  • bay leaves
  • salt and black pepper

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Heat the oil and cook the chorizo and bacon for 3 minutes. Add the tomatoes, and onion and cook for 5 minutes. Add the butterbeans and bay leaves and simmer for a further 15 minutes.
  2. Remove 3 tbsp juice from the pan and place in a blender with the bread and garlic. Blend until smooth. Pour into the pan with the green beans and cook for an additional 15 minutes.
  3. Serve with chunks of fresh bread.

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Reviews (2)


Wondered about the bread as a thickener, but it wored well, I used a wholemeal bread. - 21 Jan 2010


Used different ingredients. We had no green or yellow beans so used red beans in mexican sauce, used can mexican tomoatoes. Worked well. - 21 Jan 2010

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