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Easy Greek Brothy Beans in bowl with pita bread

Easy Greek Brothy Beans

  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes (+Rest Time)
  • Yield: 4 1/2 Cups 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Greek Inspired
  • Diet: Vegan


Protein-packed beans simmer in an aromatic tomato broth creating this healthy Easy Greek Brothy Beans that is both comforting and satisfying.



Base Ingredients:

  • 1 yellow onion, fine dice
  • 1 to 2 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • ¾ cup low-sodium vegetable broth *
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons white miso *
  • 2 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 – [ 14.5 oz. can ] fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained *
  • Pinch baking soda (optional) * 

Herb/Spice Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper (+/-)
  • Pinch to ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) 

Other Ingredients:

  • 2 – [ 15.5 oz. cans ] white beans, drained and rinsed *
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 to 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley *

Serving Ideas:

  • With crusty bread or flatbread
  • Over steamed rice
  • Over or with baked or boiled potatoes
  • Over your favorite cooked grains


  1. In a large skillet, add the finely diced onions, sauté over medium-high heat for 7 to 9 minutes to soften. Add a splash of water, if needed, to prevent over-browning or burning.
  2. Then lower the heat to medium, add the minced garlic, sauté, stir constantly over for one minute.
  3. Add the remaining Base Ingredients (except the baking soda) and the Herb/Spice Mix to the skillet, stir to incorporate and simmer for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the white beans, red wine vinegar, and parsley, stir and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Taste test, adjust seasonings, add the baking soda, if needed, simmer for several more minutes. Remove from the stove and allow to sit for 5 minutes for the flavors to marry.


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.   

*Servings:  Makes 4 to 4 ½ cups