Soups

Italian Vegetable Stew

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We are growing collard greens and turnip greens this year. It\\\'s been a warmer than usual winter but they are doing well. I found this recipe over at Bon Appetit and wanted to veganize it to use some of those collards. This was a hearty Stew that can be frozen. Just don\\\'t add the bread until you are ready to make your bowl.

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Sourdough bread, torn into 2\" pieces (I had 1/2 a loaf leftover in the frig that I used)
1 bunch collard greens, center ribs and stems removed
1 bunch kale, center ribs and stems removed
1/2 cup olive oil, divided
2 medium carrots, peeled and finely chopped
1 sweet onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 28-ounce can whole, peeled tomatoes, drained
8 cups vegetable broth
3 15-ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 bay leaf
Taste and add salt and pepper as needed
Scatter bread on a cookie sheet in a single layer. Let stand at room temperature to dry, about 2 hours. Cook collards and kale in boiling water about 3 minutes to soften. Drain greens, squeeze out all extra...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
240

Sodium
1322mg
55% DV

Fat
27g
41% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
18g
6% DV

Fiber
5g
23% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV