Vegan Pumpkin Stew With Broccoli, Corn & Mushroom

October 30, 2020
The perfect cosy recipe for pumpkin season: pumpkin stew. Pumpkin is a delicious and versatile dish—it can be enjoyed in sweet or savory form. Plus, it's simple to make: simply simmer until all the vegetables are soft and tender. Try something new—you never know, it might just end up becoming a favorite this time of year.
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Vegan Pumpkin Stew With Broccoli, Corn & Mushroom

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  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic, diced
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 250g pumpkin (about 2 cups) Pumpkin, diced
  • 1/2 Broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1/2 cup Corn
  • 1/2 cup Mushroom, sliced
  • 1 Zucchini, sliced
  • 1 tbsp Oregano
  • 1 tbsp Basil
  • 3 cups Water
  • Salt to taste
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Directions

1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onions. Cook for 3-5 minutes, until fragrant and the onion is translucent.

2. Add the water, basil and oregano. Bring to a boil.

3. Add the pumpkin and broccoli, followed by zucchini, mushroom and corn along with 1 tsp salt. By keeping the vegetable pieces reasonably small, it takes less time to cook. Tip: you can still use broccoli stems – don’t throw them away! I just made sure to cut them into even smaller pieces since they can be a little tough.

4. Simmer for 30 minutes or until the vegetables are soft. Serve immediately with crusty bread, rice, or pasta. It has a lovely mild flavour, but you can always add some sliced chili peppers or jalapenos for an added kick. Enjoy! 😊

You can also freeze this stew for up to 3 months, or keep leftovers in the fridge for 3-4 days.

Also by Debbie: Vegan Stir Fried Eggplant With Sweet & Spicy Garlic Sauce

Vegan Taiwanese “Beef” Noodle Soup With Braised Tofu & Veggies

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Debbie was born in Malaysia and grew up in New Zealand. She loves writing, musicals, and living a plant based life. A digital marketer by day, she is also passionate about visual storytelling. She hopes to show that living a more sustainable and compassionate lifestyle can be simple and fun! Debbie has volunteered for social and environmental causes over the years, and interviewed Dr Jane Goodall on her 2018 world tour. Visit her Instagram @debbietan96 for snaps of delicious food and plants, and YouTube for music.

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