Spicy Korean Vegetable Stew

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 in Main Dishes | 0 comments

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korean stew

Beware this is SPICY!!!

Vegetable Ingredients
1 Onion chopped
3 White Potatoes, chopped
3 Sweet Potatoes, chopped
2 Big Carrots, chopped
8-10 button mushrooms, sliced
3 Green Onions, finely chopped
3 Cups Water

Sauce Ingredients
4 Tbsp Red Pepper Paste (gochujang)
2 Tbsp Red Pepper Powder
2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
2 Tbsp Honey
2 Tbsp Minced Garlic
1 tsp Sesame Seeds
1 tsp Sesame Oil
1 Pinch Black Pepper Powder

Directions:
1. Combine the vegetable ingredients with the sauce ingredients in a large pot.
2. Cook on medium high for 20-30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir continuously.
3. Top off with more chopped green onions.

Let’s Talk Nutrition:

Potatoes:
• a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, copper, potassium, manganese, and dietary fiber.
• contain a variety of phytonutrients that have antioxidant activity.
• May have the potential to lower blood pressure
• Vitamin B6–Brain Cell and Nervous System Activity
Warning: potatoes are part of the nightshade family so those people with any inflammation should limit their consumption of potatoes

Sweet Potatoes:
• Excellent source of beta carotene (antioxidant nutrients)
• Blood sugar benefits
• Anti-inflammatory benefits

Carrots:
• Great source of Vitamin A
• High in Anti-oxidants
• Good for your eyes
• Anti-cancer benefits

 

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