Hearty vegetarian stew

No matter if you are a vegetarian or just want to mix up your traditional menu, this vegetarian stew is full of healthy ingredients and a very delicious treat.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 40 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 350 / Protein 19g / Carbohydr. 123g / Fat 15g

Ingredients (4 servings)

600 gpotatoes (waxy)
0.5celery root
1 sprigsrosemary
2 sprigsthyme
500 gHokkaido pumpkin
50 gbutter
1 tbsptomato paste
200 gpickling onions
150 mlred wine
500 mlvegetable stock
20 gparsley
1 tbspcornstarch
2 tbspwater
sour cream for serving


large saucepan, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife, small bowl

Wine Tip

Silvaner Kabinett, 2013
Silvaner offers a light earthy bouquet. Smooth hints of gooseberry add freshness and intensify this light vegetarian stew.

Step 1

Hearty vegetarian stew

Peel potatoes and celery root and cut into walnut-sized cubes. Cut onions into slices. Pick herb leaves and roughly chop. Cut flesh of the Hokkaido pumpkin into equally sized cubes.

cutting board, knife

600 g potatoes / 0.5 celery root / 2 onions / 1 spring rosemary / 2 springs thyme / 500 g Hokkaido pumpkin

Step 2

Hearty vegetarian stew

In a large saucepan, sauté onions in butter until translucent. Then, add cubed potatoes, pumpkin, and celery root and continue to sauté for approx. 5 min. Stir in tomato paste and continue to cook until the paste has lightly browned.

large saucepan, cooking spoon

50 g butter / 1 tbsp tomato paste

Step 3

Hearty vegetarian stew

Stir in pickling onions.

200 g pickling onions

Step 4

Hearty vegetarian stew

Deglaze with red wine. Then add vegetable stock and bring to a boil.

150 ml red wine / 500 ml vegetable stock

Step 5

Hearty vegetarian stew

Add in chopped herbs. Reduce to a simmer and allow to cook for approx. 15 – 20 min. until the vegetables are tender and the sauce has slightly thickened. Stir regularly.

Step 6

Hearty vegetarian stew

In the meantime, roughly chop parsley.

cutting board, knife

20 g parsley

Step 7

Hearty vegetarian stew

In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in some water. Add mixture to the stew until thickened to desired consistency. Stir in chopped parsley and serve with a dollop of sour cream.

small bowl

1 tbsp cornstarch / 2 tbsp water / sour cream for serving