Quick Mushroom and White Bean Stew


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Quick Mushroom and White Bean Stew
Recipe by
Best Life Nutrition Team
10 Minutes
34 Minutes
Calories Sat Fat Total Fat Calcium Sodium Fiber Sugars Carbs Protein
370 1.8 10 158 338 12 4 50 23
Calories 370
Sat Fat 1.8
Total Fat 10
Calcium 158
Sodium 338
Fiber 12
Sugars 4
Carbs 50
Protein 23

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound fresh crimini mushrooms, sliced (about 5 cups)
1 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
2 cans (13-3/4 ounces each) ready-to-serve reduced sodium vegetable broth
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/4 cup water
2 cans (15 ounces each) reduced sodium white (cannellini) beans, drained

1. In a Dutch oven or large saucepot, heat oil until hot.

2. Add mushrooms, onion, garlic and thyme; cook and stir until onion is very tender and mushrooms are slightly golden, about 7 minutes.

3. Add broth, tomatoes with their liquid, and water; bring to a boil; cover and simmer to blend flavors, about 15 mintues.

4. In a small bowl, mash 1 cup of the beans until smooth; add to stew. Stir in remaining beans; heat until hot.

5. Serve immediately with a mound of steamed rice if desired.