Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Spicy Carrot and Turnip Stew

This is a great one pan dish which can be served on it's own as a hearty meal.


  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp sunflower oil
  • 1 heaped tsp chilli powder
  • 6 carrots, peeled and cut into 2 cm pieces
  • 1 turnip, peeled and cut into 2 cm pieces
  • 2 tins of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 150ml fresh water
  • 1 tin of chick peas, drained


  1. Add the onions, oil and chilli powder to a large sauce pan and fry over a medium heat until the onion starts to soften.
  2. Add all the other ingredients apart from the chick peas to the pan and bring to a simmer.
  3. Simmer gently for 20 minutes. Stir every 5 minutes or so to stop it burning or sticking.
  4. Add the chick peas and stir in.
  5. Simmer for 5 more minutes and then serve.
Serves 2.

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