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Quick food: Stewed vegetables by Majnouna Quick food: Stewed vegetables by Majnouna
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It's amazing how much you can lift a good old vegetable stew by adding the right spices. I tried curry for this one because I wanted to warm it up, but this is wide open for experimentation. There's also no reason why other vegetables couldn't be added or substituted, but I think the tomatoes are essential here. Don't worry if it looks like way too much vegetables when you start cooking: they quickly soften and settle into their juices. If you're not in a hurry, leave it to stew longer on low heat to get even more flavour out of them.

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:iconserendipitystears:
Serendipitystears Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I think I'm missing something.... Is water added to the mix or will just the natural juices from the veggies be used? o_O    I don't often have the chance to stew things, so I must ask you to forgive my ignorance. ;)
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Majnouna Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
Just the natural juices :) It was weird for me the first time too, but it's amazing how much juice will come out of them. Just make sure you keep the fire on low so they don't burn before they release their water!
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Serendipitystears Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Ah! My thanks, as that was leaving me thinking I had misread the rather tasty looking instructions. ^_^
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Majnouna Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014  Professional General Artist
The vegetables will also shrink when that happens, so if your pot looks way too full to stir at first, don't worry!
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Serendipitystears Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Good to know! But I might use an oversized pot, just because people in my house can't seem to resist trying to stir my work. I have to hang out in the kitchen armed with ladles and spatula, in my attempts to get them to leave well enough alone. :)
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littleizzybee Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
I used this recipe a couple of nights ago and it was delicious! My family enjoyed the meal, thank you so much for sharing :D
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Majnouna Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013  Professional General Artist
Great!
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JollyGolightly Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

Ahh I liked this one a lot

It is a good and simple comfort food type of recipe :)

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Majnouna Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013  Professional General Artist
Yep :)
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Child-of-Eire Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
what is a courgette?
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