Friday, March 25, 2011

A summer meal that makes me feel at home....

Summer Vegi Stew:

2 tbp olive oil
1 Diced Onion
1 28oz can of diced tomatos
1/2 Tsp fresh garlic
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1 tsp italian seasoning
2 diced med potatos peeled
1 Carrot cut in slices
1 zuchini sliced to moon shape
1 yellow squach cut to moon shape
1/2 tub of fresh mushrooms halved
1 Small can of sweet corn
1 can of chick peas
2 Tablespoons of suger(cuts out acid from tomatos and makes it easier on the belly)
cauliflower is optional or whatever vegis you like
1/4 cup of tomato juice is also optional

In a pot, heat on med high oil, add onions and garlic and cook till done. Add tomatos and 1-1/2 cups of water, crushed red pepper and itallian seasoning. Boil for 5 min (add a bit more water if needed)

Add Carrots and Potatos, boil for 5-10 min or until carrots and potatos are tender (not to soft tho)

Add zuchinni, squash and mushrooms and optional cauliflower, boil for 5 min or until tender

Add 1 can of drained chick peas and suger, boil for 5-10 min.  ENJOY

Let me know how you like it!

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