Archive for the ‘Soups and Stews’ Category

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Quinoa, Bean, and Vegetable Stew

1 1/2 cups diced leek
1/2 cup diced carrot
1/2 cup diced zucchini…

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Vegetarian Mulligatawny

I made this in my Crock-Pot one raw rainy Sunday, and it was pure comfort food. The next day, it even tasted better!

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Lentil Barley Soup

Thick enough to be called a stew, this hearty soup is easy to prepare and cooks in a single pot. Add more water or stock if you wish to have a thinner soup.

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Gingery Split Pea Soup

Chipotle chile provides the essential smokiness while the sliced ginger offers only a background hint of flavor. Cooked to a golden creaminess, the split peas are enhanced with sautéed, almost carmelized, vegetables and finished with a little miso, which contributes its distinctive richness.

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White Bean Stew

This is a great recipe that tastes even better the next day. You can add as much garlic as 2 whole bulbs without it being overpowering–just be careful not to chop the cloves. For a stronger garlic taste, I mash a few of the cloves against the side of the pot as it cooks.

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Portabella and White Bean Cassoulet

A very hearty stew that, because of the portabella mushrooms, tastes downright meaty.

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Red, Gold, Black And Green Chili

This is one of our favorite chili recipes, adapted slightly to be fatfree. In my opinion, it makes more than 4 servings– consider them 4 big servings!

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Lebanese Vegetable Stew with Chickpeas

Here’s a recipe that’s perfect for both the Fuhrman and McDougall programs. I got it from the Veg-Recipes list, but I’ve adapted it to remove the olive oil that was used to sauté the onion. I also reduced the amount of allspice because I made it as it was listed (1/2 tsp) and it was a little overwhelming. Even with the full amount of allspice, it was very tasty–even my six-year-old liked it, and she claims not to like eggplant.

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Lentil Chili 2

This chili is incredibly versatile. It freezes forever, it reheats as many times as you dare, you can have it with baked potatoes, in tortillas, under mashed potato.

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Fast Mexican Stew

Easy and excellent!

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Corn, Bean, and Pumpkin Stew

2 cans pinto beans, canned
1 lb tomatoes — fresh or canned, peeled and chopped, juice reserved…

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Jacob’s Lentil Stew

1 cup lentils
4 cups cold water…

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Spiced Butternut Squash and Lentil Soup

A very simple but satisfying soup–actually more like a stew. Put it in your crockpot in the morning, and come home to a wonderful meal!

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Curried Sweet Potato and White Bean Soup

3 ribs celery, sliced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium yams or sweet potatoes…

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Creamy Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

This is what I made for dinner 2 nights ago and it was very yummy!

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