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Summer Veggie Stew

I almost hate calling this a stew because it doesn’t really do it justice. There’s no liquid added, so any sauce that develops comes out of the veggies, melding together and caramelizing in the pan to make a wonderfully hardy “stew”. Its great on pasta, but I think it’s even better scooped up with soft
Course Sides, Soups & Stews
Cuisine American
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Vegetable
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Pescatarian, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil high quality
  • 2 - 3 spring onion bulbs sliced into rings
  • 2 squash (I used zucchini and yellow ) (cut into 1/3" disks)
  • 1 grape tomatoes pt (cut in half)
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary fresh minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sage fresh minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon lavender dried
  • 1 bay leaf
  • to taste salt black pepper and fresh ground
  • 1/2 cups peas fresh


  1. Put the oil in a pan and add the onions. Saute until soft and just starting to brown.
  2. Add all the ingredients except the peas. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and the squash is soft and juicy about 20 minutes.
  3. Add the peas in about 5 minutes before serving. Check one last time for salt adding more if needed and serve over pasta or with bread.