Tuscan Portobello Stew Recipe
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Tuscan Portobello Stew Recipe

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This is a heart-healthy, one-skillet meal that is quick and easy to prepare, yet elegant enough for company. Vegetarian teachers and students alike appreciate this stew at school potlucks. —Jane Siemon, Viroqua, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 large portobello mushrooms, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine or vegetable broth
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups chopped fresh kale
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 309 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 672mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 13g fiber), 12g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 starch, 1 lean meat 2 vegetable 1-1/2 fat


  1. In a large skillet, saute the mushrooms, onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add the wine. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in the tomatoes, kale and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes.
  2. Add beans; heat through. Discard bay leaf. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tuscan Portobello Stew in Diabetes Spring 2013 2013

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Feb. 2, 2016

"Added 1/4 c chia seeds for more protein. Hubby didn't complain& liked the stew. Next time I would add some spicy v8 juice for more sauce because the chia seeds absorbed the liquid."

Reviewed Jan. 25, 2016

"Loved it! And so easy, ...I did add a few things, chopped chicken thighs, 1/2 cup of navy beans, fresh yellow beans, small potatoes , med shallot and 1 cup of wine, (my opinion you can never use too much wine for that savory flavor) Then I just let everything cook together, it was delish! (My significant other does not like a lot of beans that's why I used the navy beans because they are smaller, and he is not crazy about kale so I just substituted a little and made it my own, ) served with some crusty bread, perfect for a chilly evening. Thanks for the recipe!!!!"

Reviewed Jan. 25, 2016

"What can I use instead of a can of diced tomatoes? My husband can't have the seeds that are in the tomatoes, but this stew sounds good!"

Reviewed Jan. 25, 2016

"I made something like this took loose italian turkey sausage cooked it and added it to soup with grated cheese on top we all loved it. can add some hot pepper flakes as I did really good. Oh if you want it creamier and save calories add some fat free evaporated milk as well"

Reviewed Jan. 24, 2016

"White kidney beans are often called cannellini beans and can be found in the canned food section of any large supermarket chain store."

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