Published On: Wed, Nov 22nd, 2017

Comforting vegan winter stew

There’s something really lovely about a dinner that you can chuck in a pot and leave to simmer before eating, leaving you more free time to enjoy your evening. This comforting winter stew is just that, and it’s packed with immune boosting veggies to help keep you feeling great in the colder months.

Comforting vegan winter stew

Comforting vegan winter stew

Recipe by Zhoro Apostolov (

Serves: 4 | Cook time: Total time: 


  • 2 cans of chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 300 g of mushrooms
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 3 big carrots
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Maple syrup
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1stp dried Basil
  • 1 tsp dried Thyme
  • 1tsp dried Oregano
  • 1tsp dried Parsley
  • 250g of cooked basmati rice


  1. Start by frying your carrots with a bit of oil on a medium heat
  2. Then add the mushrooms, broccoli, garlic and season with salt and pepper
  3. Cook for 6-7 minutes until the mushrooms change to a darker color and then add the tomatoes and the herbs. Give the stew a quick taste and adjust your seasonings to your desired taste.
  4. Let the stew simmer on a low heat for 50 minutes until it’s thick.
  5. You can taste the sauce and always put more salt if you want, or if it’s too salty just dissolve with some water and cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Serve on top of your fluffy basmati rice.

About the author

Cooking has always been Zhoro’s passion, and he has been working in the industry for almost 10 years. The last 5 years of his life, he’s spent in London. Now he is head chef in Golborne Deli, Notting Hill.



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