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Hearty Vegan Vegetable Stew (Mushrooms & Potatoes)

This winter vegetable stew recipe is one you will enjoy all winter long. Add mushrooms, carrots, and potatoes to this recipe. Enjoy with a side of vegan cornbread;-)
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword mushroom stew, vegetable stew recipe, vegetable stew,
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 175kcal


  • 1 pack sliced mushrooms trimmed and halved if small or quartered if large
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2-3 large carrots
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp thyme fresh or dried
  • 1.5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/4 water (if needed)
  • 5 medium potatoes peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped fresh


  • Add grapeseed oil to a large pot over medium heat. Once hot, add onion, carrot, and 1/2 tsp sea salt and cook, stirring often until vegetables are well browned, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Add mushrooms, increase heat to medium-high, stirring continuously until mushroom liquid evaporates, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Add garlic, tomato paste, thyme, and smoked paprika and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. scraping up any browned bits. Stir in veggie broth, water, potatoes, and bay leaf; bring to simmer.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low, partially cover, and cook until stew is thickened and vegetables are tender, 30 to 35 minutes. When complete, discard bay leaf and stir in parsley (or greens of your choice) and lemon juice. Season with sea salt and black pepper to taste, and enjoy. 


Feel free to add the following ingredients to your recipe:
  • Dry white wine (optional)
  • Celery (optional)