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Vegetarian Stew Recipe

A cozy and comforting Vegetarian Stew recipe filled with rich flavors and a silky-smooth texture. Gluten-free and vegan!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Appetizers, Entrées, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 171kcal
Author: Kristen Wood


  • Tapioca Starch
  • Dijon Mustard
  • Diced Tomatoes


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 white or yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 sweet potatoes chopped into 1" cubes
  • 1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup baby carrots or 1 cup roughly chopped regular carrots
  • 1 bay leaf dried
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried crushed rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika make sure it's the smoked variety!
  • 5 cups water or vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca starch mixed into 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • sea salt or pink salt to taste


  • In a large pot over medium heat add oil, onion and garlic. Saute for 10 minutes or until onions are beginning to caramelize a little.
  • Add sweet potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, bay leaf, rosemary, oregano, thyme, paprika and vegetable broth/water. Turn heat to high, bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to a simmer (med-low). Simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Add tapioca starch/water mixture and mustard. Mix well and simmer 5 minutes longer or until thickened slightly (it will continue thicken when the heat is turned off).
  • Turn off heat, salt to taste, serve and enjoy!



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Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 485mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 19067IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg