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Vegetable and Lentil Stew

What you need: 

4 carrots
1 Swede
4 leeks
4 turnips
2 large onions
1.5 litre (3 pints) vegetable stock
small handful dry mixed lentils
small handful dry pot barley grain
small handful split peas
dry ingredients can often be bought pre-mixed in a health food shop
Herb de Province to taste
sunflower oil

What you do: 

Chop all the veggies into chunks.
Heat the sunflower oil in a large pan. Soften the onion.
Add all the veggies but the leeks and then add the stock and herbs. Simmer for 30-40 minutes or until the veggies are soft.
Add the dry ingredients and the leeks.
Season to taste and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
Serve with fresh bread.
This recipe can be stored and reheated. Also works very well in a slow cooker.

Preparation Time: 
20minutes prep, simmer 1 hour
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
6-8
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

What's a "Swede"?
My neighbor is norwegian.  Could I substitute him for the swede?  But then it's not a vegan recipe.

Sorry. I'm British. We call it a swede.

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What's a "Swede"?
My neighbor is norwegian.  Could I substitute him for the swede?  But then it's not a vegan recipe.

You might want to try the yellow turnip (rutabaga) first. Then try the Norwegian!  :)

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What's a "Swede"?
My neighbor is norwegian.  Could I substitute him for the swede?  But then it's not a vegan recipe.

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