30-35 minutes total preparation and cooking time.
Rose Elliot's animal-friendly version of the traditional Italian ‘huntsman's stew'! …You can use the stir-fry strips or, as a variation, try it with a pack of Cauldron marinated fried tofu chunks – or hydrated TVP chunks. It's very versatile.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped
½ red pepper, de-seeded and chopped
½ green pepper, de-seeded and chopped
1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
380g packet Fry's wok and stir-fry chunky strips (or see above for alternatives)
400g/14oz tin tomatoes, chopped
½ teaspoon dried basil
½ teaspoon dried oregano
Pinch of allspice
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
A few juicy black olives (optional)
- Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and add the onion, peppers and garlic. Fry for about 5 minutes, without browning.
- Add the chunky strips (or alternatives), the tomatoes, basil, oregano, allspice and salt and pepper to taste.
- Bring to the boil then cover and cook gently for about 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
- Check the seasoning, and serve.