Perfect for cold nights, this is a simple meal that will warm you up from the inside out. Adaptable according to whatever veggies you have in your fridge, every time you make it will be different, but you can’t really go wrong.


  • 750g seasonal vegetables (potato, sweet potato, carrots, celery, cauliflower, capsicum, mushrooms, zucchini, pumpkin, parsnip, kale etc.), diced

  • 500ml chicken or vegetable broth

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2x 400g tinned diced tomatoes (preferably BPA free)

  • 400g cooked cannellini beans, or chickpeas or lentils

  • 1 tsp dried herbs (oregano, thyme, rosemary)

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 2 Tbsp ghee, for frying

  • Copped nuts/seeds or grated parmesan cheese, to garnish *optional

  • Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper


  • 1.

    Heat ghee to a large pot over a medium heat

  • 2.

    Add the garlic, onion, vegetables, dried herbs and bay and cook slowly for about 15 minutes, or until the vegetables have softened, stirring occasionally

  • 3.

    Add the cannellini beans and tinned tomatoes then pour in the broth and stir well

  • 4.

    Cover with a lid and bring everything slowly to the boil, then simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the vegetables are cooked through

  • 5.

    Season with salt and pepper

  • 6.

    Garnish with chopped nuts or seeds or grated parmesan cheese

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Posted by fever2Report
i like this because you make the stock as you go