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Meatless and Vegetarian Stews

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A stew is essentially any dish that is prepared by the cooking method of stewing. Usually this term applies to recipes that include meat (beef, chicken, pork) but it can also apply to meatless or vegetarian stews.

Stewing is when you just cover the food with liquid and simmer it for a very long time. The long cooking time helps the flavors blend. When cooking a vegetable only stew, typically this cooking time is reduced.

Meatless stews typically get their hearty texture from beans or potatoes. Sweet potatoes work very well with this cooking process. These stews can be served as a main course, a vegetarian alternative, or a side dish or lunch meal.

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Spinach Stew (Central African Republic)
This recipe has a 5 star rating
1 review


Spinach Stew (Central African Republic)

Made with chili peppers, salt, onions, oil, tomatoes, green bell pepper, fresh spinach, frozen spinach

 
stovetop

Vegetarian Bean And Brown Rice Stew
This recipe has a 5 star rating
1 review   3 comments


Slow Cooker Vegetarian Bean And Brown Rice Stew

Made with onion, garlic, green bell pepper, green cabbage, potatoes, chili powder, tomatoes, cumin, water or vegetable broth, brown rice

 
crock pot

Vegetarian Posole

Vegetarian Posole

Made with salt, hominy, onion, garlic, mushrooms, carrots, celery, bell pepper, squash, tomatoes

 
stovetop, crock pot

Ciambotta Southern Italian Vegetable Stew

Ciambotta Southern Italian Vegetable Stew

Made with sweet red or yellow peppers, zucchini, eggplant, olive oil, onion, garlic, celery, fresh basil, plum tomatoes, new potatoes

 
stovetop

Very Veggie Dumpling Stew

Very Veggie Dumpling Stew

Made with fresh green beans, baby carrots, celery, sage, salt, pepper, flour, baking powder

 
crock pot, stovetop

Italian Tortellini Stew
This recipe has a 5 star rating
4 reviews


Slow Cooker Italian Tortellini Stew

Made with cheese-filled tortellini, black pepper, salt, onion, zucchini, chicken broth, crushed tomatoes, Great Northern beans, dried basil

 
crock pot

Eggplant Stew

Eggplant Stew

Made with salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, Eggplant -- peeled & cubed, tomatoes, green bell peppers, onions, olive oil

 


Eggplant-Tomato Stew with Garbanzo Beans
This recipe has a 4 star rating
2 reviews


Slow Cooker Eggplant-Tomato Stew with Garbanzo Beans

Made with tomato, carrot, garbanzo beans, red kidney beans, onion, celery, garlic, vegetable broth, tomato paste, dried oregano

 
crock pot

Aduki Bean Stew
This recipe has a 5 star rating
1 review


Aduki Bean Stew

Made with soya margarine, onion, garlic, leek, carrot, mushrooms, sweet paprika, wholemeal (wholewheat) flour, hot sauce, dark vegetable stock powder

 
stovetop

Sweet Potato Lentil Stew

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Lentil Stew

Made with cayenne pepper, olive oil, vegetable broth or chicken broth, sweet potatoes, lentils, carrots, onion, garlic, cumin, ground ginger

 
crock pot

African Stew

African Stew

Made with lemon juice, vegetable stock, onion, garlic, yams, chickpeas, brown rice, salt, peanut butter, kale

 
stovetop

Wheat Berry Stew

Wheat Berry Stew

Made with green bell peppers, marinara sauce, Great Northern beans, wheat berries, potatoes, onion, garlic, cumin, turmeric, black pepper

 
crock pot


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