Fabulous Fall Food: Root Vegetable Stew
Fall vegetables consist mainly of root vegetables, which require inventive ways of cooking and preparing. We love them roasted, and also combined in this delicious stew. Of course, you can always skip the meat and try this recipe vegetarian style.
1 lb. lean ground turkey
1 onion chopped
4 stalks celery, chopped
¾ C ketchup
7 C water
½ C baby carrots
1 small rutabaga, chopped
4 large potatoes, chopped
1 small head cabbage, finely chopped
Combine turkey, onion and celery in stock pot. Cook and stir over medium heat until the meat is browned. Drain excess grease.
Stir in ketchup, water, baby carrots, rutabaga and potatoes. Bring to boil, then simmer on low heat for 20 minutes.
Mix in chopped cabbage. Simmer for another 30-45 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.