Hearty Low Cal , Plenty filling, Stew
Crockpot, Ok Yield: 6 servings
1 med Onions, chopped, 2 stalks Celery, 1 small Winter Squash, grated,1/2 c
Mushrooms,quartered, 1 small head cauliflower, grated, 1 red bell pepper,
3 x Garlic cloves, crushed, 2 T hot chili powder
2 c Water ,1/4 c Soy sauce, 1/4 c diet apple cider or free and clear
1/2 teas Ginger, grated , 1 teas or to taste fresh cilantro, 1 tea grated
orange or lemon peel
2 teas gumbo file or other thickner
Combine all ingredients, except the cornstarch, in a large pot. Bring to a
boil, lower heat, cover, and simmer about 1 1/2 hours until vegetables are
tender. Mix the cornstarch in 1/2 cup water. Slowly add to stew. Stir until
This can also be made in a slow cooker Crock Pot.
Follow above directions. Cook on high 6 hours or on low for 12. Add the
cornstarch mixture just before serving and stir until thickened.