Butter Bean & Chorizo Stew with Tomatoes

185 Calories

per portion - serves 2

A spicy, comforting and hearty stew that is prepped and cooked in under half an hour; this recipe makes two generous portions and a little chorizo goes a long way without adding excess calories. This stew is only 183 calories per portion, making it an ideal recipe for those following the 5:2 diet on a fast day.



  • 25g chorizo, skinned and very finely diced (88 calories)
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely diced (30 calories)
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely diced (8 calories)
  • 1 x 400g tin of butter beans (drained weight is 230g) (check for calories on the tin, as they can vary, mine were 80 calories per 100g 230g drained weight = 180 calories)
  • 1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes (80 calories)
  • smoked paprika
  • salt and pepper, to taste