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Winter Vegetable Stew

  • 1 good sized rutabaga
  • 3 turnips
  • 3 - 4 carrots
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 2 - 3 white potatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 1/2 cup barley, rinsed well
peel and cube all, put into a large stew pot or dutch oven, add water to cover.
Let simmer for an hour or so, until all is nearly tender.


  • 1/3 cup red lentils and 1 teaspoons dry thyme.
simmer until the lentils have cooked and fallen apart and thickened the stew.
Add more water if required.

Add salt or veggie broth powder to taste and lots of freshly ground black pepper.

Serve. Makes a hearty, comforting winter stew.

Obviously, add or delete any veggies you prefer or dislike.