Cavolo Nero Miso Beans 

French onion inspired miso beans with caramelised onion, miso, stock, creamy beans, garlic and cavolo nero. Simple ingredients, one-pan, delicious and nutritious recipe with a great balance between sweet, savoury and creamy. 


  • No onion? Use shallot instead. 
  • No cavolo nero? Try with kale, spinach or cabbage instead. 
  • No parsley? Use chives or coriander instead. 
  • No cannellini beans? Use butter beans instead.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Servings: 2


1 Onion (finely sliced )

2 tbsp Olive oil

1 tbsp Miso paste

1 tbsp Runny honey (or maple syrup)

2 Garlic cloves (chopped )

200 ml Vegetable stock

100 g Cavolo nero (chopped )

1 can cannellini beans

2 tbsp Parsley (chopped )

Salt & pepper

Crusty bread (for serving )


  1. Place a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the olive oil and onion. Cook, stirring often, until tender and slightly caramelised, for about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add the miso, honey/maple syrup, cavolo nero, garlic and beans. Give everything a good stir then add the stock.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes, season to taste and serve with bread. 
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How to store

Store in an airtight container, in the fridge, for up to 3 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.