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Green Pea Stew
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4.25 from 8 votes

Traditional Greek Green Peas Stew

Sweet green peas, stewed along with carrots, tomatoes, zucchinis, potatoes, dill, and plenty of olive oil. A truly healthy and delicious vegetarian meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Dinner
Servings: 4
Calories: 438kcal

Ingredients

  • 100 ml olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 small red onion minced
  • 700 grams / 1.5 lb green peas fresh or frozen
  • 2 large carrots cut in large slices
  • 1 large ripe tomato chopped
  • 6 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • a handfull of dill
  • 8 baby potatoes skin on
  • 3-4 very small light green zucchinis cut into 5 cm /3.5-inch pieces

Instructions

  • In a medium-sized cooking pot heat olive oil over high heat.
  • Caramelize the onion. Add the peas and the carrots. Cook for 2-3 minutes while stirring every now and then.
  • Add the chopped fresh tomato and the tomato juice. Cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  • Pour enough water in the pot in order to cover all the veggies. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Add the potatoes, zucchinis, and dill. Make sure the potatoes are dipped in the stew otherwise add a bit more water.
  • Simmer for another 30-40 minutes, or until the potatoes are cooked and the stew has thickened sufficiently.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 438kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 162mg | Potassium: 1236mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 7829IU | Vitamin C: 104mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 4mg