Warm up cold winter days with hearty stew, soup

When it's too cold to go out shopping (or dining, for that matter), here's a way to get two very different and hearty meals from one grocery-shopping trip. Allie Lewis Clapp of Bon Appetit magazine shares her recipes for chorizo and white bean stew and white bean and pasta soup.

Chorizo and white bean stew

Ingredients

    • 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling
    • 1 lb. fresh Mexican chorizo or Italian sausage links
    • 1 large onion, thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 1 sprig thyme 2
    • 15-oz. cans cannellini (white kidney) beans, rinsed
    • 2 cup slow-sodium chicken broth
    • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
    • 5 oz.baby spinach (about10cups)
    • Smoked paprika (optional)

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White bean and pasta soup

Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 cups chopped onions
    • 2/3 cup chopped carrot
    • 2/3 cup chopped celery
    • 3 1/2 cups (or more) water
    • 2 to 2 1/2 cups cooked white beans with 3/4 cup reserved cooking liquid
    • 1 large tomato, seeded, finely chopped
    • 1 cup small pasta (such as farfalline)
    • 1/3 cup chopped green onions (white and pale green parts only; about 2)
    • Extra-virgin olive oil (for drizzling)

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