RUSTIC BEAN STEW WITH CRISPY HALLOUMI
Vegetarian
0 Min
very easy
4 People
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Rustic bean stew with crispy halloumi - Tomato, cannellini beans and pumpkin stewed with garlic and cinnamon, topped with crispy halloumi and fresh dill. Served with warm lavash bread.
1 Set oven to 200°C. Place 1L water to boil in the kettle. Peel and dice onion, dice celery and crush garlic. Halve cherry tomatoes.

2. Heat a saucepan with 1 tbsp oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery and garlic to cook for 5 minutes, or until softened.

3. Add pumpkin, tomatoes, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 2 tbsp tomato paste and 1 crumbed stock cube to pan. Stir to combine then pour in boiled water and drained beans. Increase heat to medium-high and simmer with lid on for 15 minutes, or until pumpkin is tender.

4. Combine 2 tbsp olive oil, 2 tsp dried oregano, salt and pepper. Rub evenly over lavash on lined baking trays and place in oven to toast for 8-10 minutes, or until slightly crispy.

5. Dice halloumi. Heat frypan over medium-high heat with 1/2 tbsp oil. Cook for 3-4 minutes turning until golden.

6. Remove stew from heat, stir through spinach. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Divide between bowls, top with halloumi and chopped dill. Serve with lemon wedges and lavash bread.

Tip!
Lavash bread can also be toasted in a sandwich press if you have one.
Gluten free option - replace with GF bread. 
Slice bread and toast in the oven for 5 minutes.
tomato paste, ground cinnamon, vegetable stock cube, dried oregano

onion 1
celery sticks 2
garlic 2 cloves
cherry tomatoes 1 punnet

diced pumpkin400g
cannellini beans 2 x 400g

lavash bread 1 packet

halloumi cheese 1 block

baby spinach 1/2 bag
dill 1 packet
lemon 1/2

From your pantry: Oil, Salt & Pepper