Creamy Vegetable Stew with Smoky Roasted Potatoes


Creamy Vegetable Stew with Smoky Roasted Potatoes

Serves 4


  • 600 g small organic potatoes I like red potatoes but you can use whichever you like, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium red onion sliced
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 yellow zucchini sliced
  • 1 green zucchini sliced
  • 1 carrot peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2-3 small pickled jalapenos stems removed and sliced
  • 400 ml sieved tomatoes
  • 400 ml water
  • 1 can 400g chickpeas, washed and drained (I don't like the skin so I peel them too)
  • 2 tsp. sweet smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried marjoram
  • 1 tsp. vegetable broth powder
  • 250 g vegan yogurt
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • optional: 1 tbsp. dried mint leaves lemon juice, parsley


  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Add chopped potatoes to a medium sized bowl and add 1 tbsp. olive oil and 1 tsp. smoked paprika. Mix well
  3. Spread potatoes on the baking sheet and bake in the oven for ca. 30-35 minutes or until crispy
  4. Meanwhile heat 1/2 tbsp. olive oil and a splash of water in a pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook for about 2 minutes or until translucent
  5. Add carrot slices and garlic and cook for another 2 minutes (always add a bit of water if the bottom of the pot looks dry)
  6. Add yellow and green zucchini slices, jalapenos, 1 tsp. smoked paprika, dried basil, dried oregano, dried marjoram and vegetable broth powder (+optional: dried mint leaves)
  7. Give it a good stir and cook for another 2 minutes
  8. Then pour in sieved tomatoes and water. Stir well
  9. Cover pot with a lid, reduce heat to medium-low and cook for about 20 minutes, adding in the chickpeas after ca 10 minutes of cooking
  10. Stir occasionally
  11. Remove pot from heat and add in 250g yogurt and the roasted potatoes from the oven
  12. Season with salt and pepper and optionally serve with rice, lemon juice and parsley

  13. ENJOY!

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