I think it’s about time we need to whip out the Vegetable stew recipes? It seems like winter is here and she’s gonna be a cold one [Eek]

So lets get prepared with hearty, full of flavour and tastes, good for you Stews that will warn you right up!

Vegetable Stew

Everyone will love this stew, especially on these chilly evenings!

Comforting Vegetable Stew

Comforting Vegetable Stew

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This hearty vegetable stew is exactly what a cold weekend needs. Full of flavour, warms you right up!
Serves: 2 people
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic Crushed
  • 250 g Portabello Mushrooms sliced
  • 1 tsp Mixed Herbs
  • 1 tsp Dried rosemary
  • 2 1/4 Cup Vegetable stock
  • 1/2 Cup Red Wine Optional but recommended
  • 400g tin Chopped Tomatoes
  • 2 Carrots [Large] Peeled & chopped
  • 2 Celery Sticks Peeled & chopped
  • 2 Medium Poatatoes Peeled & chopped
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 Cup Fresh garden peas Frozen can also be used
  • 2 Slices Artisan/ wholewheat toast
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste


  • Place a large pot over a medium heat and all the olive oil and once hot, add the onions. Cook until soft and translucent.
  • Add the garlic and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Pour in ½ cup of the vegetable stock and allow to simmer before adding the mushrooms.
  • Allow the mushrooms to cook in their own juices for 5 minutes and add the mixed herbs, rosemary and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the red wine and allow cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Now, add in the 2 cups of stock, tinned tomatoes and tomato paste along with the chopped carrots, celery, and potatoes.
  • Bring to the boil and reduce to a simmer for 25 minutes or until the potatoes are soft
  • Add the peas in the last 5 minutes and place the bread in the toaster.
    Once the toast is ready, smother with butter and serve your stew hot!

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