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3-Bean Garlic Skillet

Prep Time:

5 min

Cook Time:

20 min





About the Recipe


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 onion

  • 5 cloves garlic

  • 1 tsp sweet smoked Spanish paprika

  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 cup tomato sauce

  • 1 cup canned chickpeas

  • 1 cup canned white beans

  • 1 cup canned kidney beans

  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth

  • 1/4 tsp saffron threads

  • handful finely chopped parsley

  • sea salt & black pepper


  1. Heat a large fry pan with a medium heat and add in 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  2. Meanwhile, roughly dice 1/2 onion and roughly chop 5 cloves of garlic

  3. After heating the olive oil for 3 minutes, add in the diced onion and chopped garlic, mix with the olive oil, after 4 minutes and the onion is translucent, add in 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika and 1/2 tsp ground cumin, mix together, then add in 1 cup tomato sauce and simmer, after 4 minutes and the tomato sauce has thickened up, add in 1 cup canned chickpeas, 1 cup canned white beans and 1 cup canned kidney beans, season with sea salt & black pepper, gently mix together, then add in 1/2 cup vegetable broth and 1/4 tsp saffron threads, give it one final mix and raise the heat to a medium-high heat

  4. After simmering for 5 to 7 minutes and most of the broth has been absorbed by the beans, but there is still a little broth left, remove the pan from the heat, sprinkle with finely chopped parsley, enjoy!

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