Middle Eastern Vegetable Stew

Middle Eastern Vegetable Stew

Mixed vegetables spiced dish that can be served as a side dish or as a vegetarian main course. Children will prefer with less chilies. Try Middle Eastern Vegetable Stew during the week.



Ingredients: Middle Eastern Vegetable Stew


Chicken or vegetable stock                          3 tbsp

Green pepper, seeded, sliced                       1

Courgettes, sliced                                          2 medium

Carrots, sliced                                                2 medium

Potatoes, diced                                               2 medium

Celery sticks, sliced                                       2

Chopped tomatoes                                         400 g

Chili powder                                                    1 tsp

Fresh mint, chopped                                      2 tbsp

Ground cumin                                                 1 tbsp

Can chick peas, drained                                 400 g

Salt and black pepper                                     to taste

Mint sprigs                                                      to garnish




Preparation Method: Middle Eastern Vegetable Stew


Heat the chicken stock or vegetable stock in a large flameproof casserole until boiling then add the sliced pepper, carrot, courgettes and celery. Stir over a high heat for 2-3 minutes until the vegetables are just begin to soften.


Add the potatoes, chili powder, mint and cumin. Add the chick peas and bring to the boil.


Reduce the heat, cover the casserole and simmer for 30 minutes or until all the vegetables are tender. Season Middle Eastern Vegetable Stew to taste with salt and pepper and serve hot garnished with mint leaves.



Cook’s Tip: Middle Eastern Vegetable Stew


Chick-peas are traditional in Middle Eastern dishes; you can use red kidney beans or haricot beans instead.

2017-04-29T13:16:14+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Healthy Eating, RECIPES, SNACKS, Vegetable Dishes / Vegetarian|0 Comments

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