Vegetarian Irish Stew

 

Total Time: 30 mins

Servings: 6

Ingredients 

  • 2 medium onions
  • 1⁄4 cup unbleached flour
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 1 cup carrots or 1 cup parsnip, sliced
  • 1 cup turnips or 1 cup rutabaga
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1⁄2 cup split red lentils
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh parsley
  • 1⁄4 cup Braggs liquid aminos or 1⁄4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 vegetable bouillon cubes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 teaspoons marmite
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon marjoram
  • pepper
  • 1 cup textured vegetable protein, chunks

Directions

  1. In a large, lightly oiled pot steam fry the onion until it begins to soften [that means cook it in a bit of water] Add flour and stir around completely.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, mix well, bring to boil. Cover and simmer on low for 30 minutes or until vegetables are done.
  3. Taste and season.
  4. Note: The turnips should be large dice. The carrots round sliced. You may use other yeast extract than marmite.
  5. Also look in speciality or finer food stores for the Marmite. It is a British product. I find mine in Wegmans in PA/NY.