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Mushroom Stew
From: EFSpete

This kinda resemble B**f Stew, but without all the fat,

  • 1/2 c dried beans (or one can pre-cooked beans)
  • 2 or 3 cups water
  • Several cloves garlic, chopped coarsley
  • 1 sm yellow onion, diced
  • 1 lg potato, diced (do not pre-cook)
  • 1 carrot, chopped coarsley
  • 1 Portabello mushroom, sliced in 1 inch chunks
  • 8 oz shitake mushrooms, sliced in 1 inch chunks
  • salt and pepper to taste (about 1 tsp each)
  • 1 ts chili powder
  • 3 tb of flour or cornstarch (optional)
  • Tamari (soy sauce)
  • Nutritional yeast flakes (optional)
Soak the beans overnight, or by any other meathod. Rinse and cook the beans for 1/2 hour.

Add 2-3 cups of water and bring to a boil.
Add the vegatables and return to a boil.
Simmer covered until the potato and beans are thoroughly cooked.

To thicken: mix 2-3 tbs of flour with 1/4 cup of water.
Add to the stew and bring to a boil. Boil for five minutes, stirring often.

Add a splash of the tamari and the nutritional yeast flakes, if you like.

Note: You can also saute the onion and mushrooms and use vegatable stock in place of water.