Recipe: White Bean and Shrimp Stew   

Recipe: White Bean and Shrimp Stew

Shrimp and white bean stew in a bowl with a spoon.

Warm up this winter with a healthy and delicious stew featuring white beans, shrimp and tomatoes.

Serves 4


2 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion, chopped

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 15-ounce can low-sodium cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

1 14-ounce can low-sodium diced tomatoes, drained

1 teaspoon each, oregano, basil and rosemary

3 cups low-sodium chicken broth

1 pound small frozen shrimp, thawed and peeled

½ cup parsley, chopped


  1. Heat olive oil in a soup pot. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until onion softens, about 3 minutes.
  1. Stir in cannellini beans, tomatoes, oregano, basil and rosemary.
  1. Add chicken broth and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer until stew is slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.
  1. Add shrimp and simmer just until cooked through, about 2 minutes.
  1. Add parsley and serve.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 377 calories, 37g protein, 35g carbohydrate (8g fiber), 11g fat (2g sat, 9g mono/poly), 234mg sodium

Seasoned Cook

Most white fish, like cod, can be substituted for the shrimp.

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