Warming Stew with seasonal Vegetables

Warming Stew with seasonal Vegetables

Autumn and winter may not be the most exciting time of the year when it comes to seasonal produce in Denmark. However, you can cook some tasty dishes with kale, cabbage, carrots, and the like – like this hearty plant-based stew that will warm your body and soul. 🌱🍲🤗

Grandma Sita’s hearty vegetable stew will warm your body and soul during the cold season of the year. Grab your largest pot as this warming stew is a great dish to prep for several days in advance.

♻️ You can also store it portioned in the freezer for whenever you need a quick but healthy meal. Grandma Sita’s sustainable cuisine, always tasty and cooked from scratch with lots of love. 💚

📷 by @theroadbeneathmyfeet


1 small white cabbage
2 small white onions, chopped
2-3 cloves of garlic
1 small butternut squash, cubed
1 bunch of kale, chopped
8-10 button mushrooms, chopped
10 small potatoes, cubed
1 can of chickpeas
250g of pasta (spaghetti)

veggie oil, to sauté
pinch of chili flakes
pinch of nutmeg
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp paprika powder
salt & pepper, to taste


1. Wash the vegetables well. Peel the pumpkin and potatoes and cut into small cubes. Chop kale, mushrooms, cabbage, onion, and garlic.
2. Heat vegetable oil in a pot. Sauté onions and garlic until transparent.
3. Add pumkin and potatoe cubes as well as the chopped kale, cabbage, and mushrooms. Cook for several minutes, add the chickpeas and stir.
4. Add the spices. Then cover the veggies with water and bring to a boil.
5. Cook for approx. 20 minutes. After the first 9-12 minutes add the pasta. When the veggies are tender and the pasta al dente, turn off the stove and remove the pot from the heat.
6. Season with salt and black pepper.
7. Serve hot with bread.


From December to February, Danish seasonal produce includes beetroot, all kinds of cabbage and kale, carrots, onions, and root vegetables. 🥕🚜 Benefits of using seasonal and local produce include: reducing food waste, saving resources, improving food quality and healthy habits as well as boosting the local economy.

👉You can find more information in the Veggies, Fruits & Berries calendar ❄️️ winter made by Salling Fonden and WeFood.

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