White Beans Stew

White beans stew

White Beans Stew

Serves:  4-5
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes
Meal type: Main dish/Side dish
Country/Region: Cameroon


  • 300g of choice protein (beef, chicken, fish) or 3-4 cups of stock
  • 6 cups white beans of choice – boiled till tender (you can use a pressure cooker to make the beans cook faster)
  • tomatoes – chopped
  • 1 medium onion – chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • Maggi cubes
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 carrot – chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Chilli (optional ingredient)
  • 5 garlic cloves – minced (optional ingredient)


  1. Place choice of protein in a pot, season with maggi, salt and onions until tender.
  2. Pour oil in a pot and heat on medium heat. Add in onions and sauté. Add in tomatoes and stir fry. Add in garlic and stir.
  3. Add in the white pepper and carrots then stir. Add stock, maggi cubes (if still needed) and salt to taste. Stir well and let simmer for 2 minutes,
  4. Add beans and mix to combine with the stew. Let it simmer for about 5-10 minutes. Add more water if you like it watery but if you like it thick, leave as it is. Taste to ensure that the seasoning is perfect.
  5. Serve with boiled rice, bread or with any side of choice.

*** The recipe and directions are mere guides on how to prepare the dish. Ingredients and outcome may differ according to preference or preparation

Recipe credit: https://www.preciouscore.com/white-bean-stew/

Photo credit: Adobe stock photos

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