Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

A real tasty meal that freezes very well

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté celery, pepper, onion and garlic in butter.
  2. Cook just until vegetables are tender, but not brown.
  3. Add tomatoes, kidney beans, raisins, vinegar and seasonnings.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  5. Cook uncovered for another 30 minutes.
  6. Remove bay leaf.
  7. Garnish each serving with grated cheese.
  8. You can add a couple drops of tabasco.
  9. It can also be served on a bed of rice or pasta.
Most Helpful

Thanks for the recipe.

ummrabiah January 25, 2011

Very tasty! The raisins do add a nice sweetness, though you hardly notice that they're there otherwise. Mine came out very thick. I like it that way, but others might want to add water early on. It's not very spicy (without the tabasco, at least).

recipemonkey February 18, 2008

It was delicious, but go easy on the sultanas, I added \

Chris Wilson UK April 20, 2004