Lemony White Beans & Bok Choy

Lemony White Beans & Bok Choy

Inspired by a tasteofhome.com recipe, modified to make it vegetarian friendly.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 30 mins
Course Left Overs, Main Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean, Vegetarian
Servings 4
Calories 440 kcal


  • 1 cup dried white beans
  • 5 medium carrots scrubbed and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 4 cloves garlic 2 coarsely chopped and 2 minced
  • 3 sprigs fresh oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 oz vegan ground meat
  • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bunches baby bok choy
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (juice of 1/2 medium lemon)
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese optional


  • Rinse beans and add to pot with 3 cups water and salt. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Add 1 chopped carrot, chopped garlic cloves and 2 sprigs of oregano. Cook for 1-2 hours until beans reach desired tenderness. Drain beans, saving 1/4 cup broth.
  • Trim off root end of bok choy. Coarsely chop leaves and cut stalks into 1/4 inch pieces.
  • In large skillet, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium high temperature. Stir fry crumbled vegan meat for 3-5 minutes until browned and set aside.
  • Add remaining oil and stir fry carrots and bok choy stalks for 5-7 minutes until tender but crisp. Add bok choy leaves, garlic and 1/4 cup wine. Cook for 2-5 minutes.
  • Stir in vegan meat, beans, chopped oregano, remaining wine and bean broth. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and garnish with lemon and oregano sprig.


Calories: 440kcalCarbohydrates: 49gProtein: 25gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 804mgPotassium: 1403mgFiber: 13gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 12868IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 348mgIron: 8mg
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