Spinach, Bean & Mushroom Stew (Spanaki, Fasolia kai Manitaria Stifado)

If you love any or all of these ingredients, then you will just love this recipe.  The combination of Spinach, Mushrooms and Beans, with fresh tomatoes are just to die for.  It is a quick and simple recipe that you can enjoy in less than 30 minutes.

Once it’s ready to eat just cut a slice of fresh bread, dip into the sauce, and let your tastebuds enjoy this delicious dish! 🙂  I hope you enjoy this 🙂



  • 500 grams Spinach
  • 5 medium size Onions
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • 3 fresh Tomatoes diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic optional
  • 500 grams Mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup Dill chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup White or Red Wine
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Kidney Beans


  • Slice the mushrooms. For this recipe you can add in all sorts of mushrooms.
  • I love kidney beans for this recipe, but you can use any type you like. 😉
  • Chopped the tomatoes…and peel outer skin off the onions.
  • Wash spinach thoroughly and drain.
  • Add olive oil into sauce pan and toss in the onions, (no dicing or chopping necessary for the onionand sauté until soft. I didn’t use garlic in this recipe but if enjoy garlic just diced the 2 cloves and toss into sauce pan.
  • I usually was and drain the dill.
  • Add in the mushrooms, dill, tomatoes, tomato paste, cinnamon stick, bay leaves. Sauté for a few minutes. Add the wine, (I used white wine because I didn’t have red on hand but it comes out just as delicious)..:) vinegar. Sauté and let this cook for about 10 minutes. Add in the spinach, beans, salt and pepper.
  • Cook for another 10 minutes on medium heat, and until the sauce has thickened and has combined with the rest of the ingredients.


Comments (30)

  • olivesandfeta 3 years ago Reply
    Oh would love to have this with you dear Sophie!! Your recipe is 💯💯💞💞
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Thanks Marina mou!!! Molis tora sou esteila ena email gia koitaxe na deis ean to elaves via your contact form. :)
  • mistimaan 3 years ago Reply
    Loved your recipe Sophie :)
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Thanks P...:)
  • dtills 3 years ago Reply
    This looks perfect for a cool fall night!
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Thank you Dee dee...hope is good with you :)
  • chefkreso 3 years ago Reply
    This is a lovely weeknight dinner idea, a must-try :D
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Thank you very easy and super delicious!! :)
  • Megala 3 years ago Reply
    Awesome ! It is made with finest ingredients !!
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Thank you Megala..I had this recipe in mind for you..all veggies. :) I forgot to write it in my post :)
    Megala 3 years ago
    Thank so much, Sophie ! I love it !!
  • foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Your very welcome...:)
  • Novus Lectio 3 years ago Reply
    Hmmmm must smell so good!
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    hehehe it was good ;)
    Novus Lectio 3 years ago
  • This stew looks great, Sophie! I love the fact, that it is all vegies! My husband love vegetables, but always appreciate if he can find a piece of meat. However, I would sometimes prefer no meat :-D Thank you for sharing! Hugs!!
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Thanks Vero!! :)
    You are very welcome! :-)
    foodzesty 3 years ago
  • cookwithreena 3 years ago Reply
    Nice share. Simple yet healthy
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Thank you so much!! :)
    cookwithreena 3 years ago
    Hi (name not known). Just now received intimation from wordpress, you are my 100th follower. Thanks for following my blog. Looking forward many more shares in future too.
    foodzesty 3 years ago
    Hiii Oh that is so nice. My name is Sophie and congrats!!! Im not sure if your following my blog but thank you for letting me know
    cookwithreena 3 years ago
    Yes I am following your blog. Still I will check again
  • jyo 3 years ago Reply
    Such a beautiful ingredients...must be damn yumm...loved the recipe❤
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Thank you Jyo! :)
  • Sounds delicious Sophie!😋😍 I'm sorry I'm so behind on checking your posts!🤗xo
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Please don't apologise :) Really not necessary :)
  • Tracy 3 years ago Reply
    This sounds delicious!
    foodzesty 3 years ago Reply
    Thank you so much!! It is quite tasty :)

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