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Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Stew

Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Stew with beans and spinach, a healthy Fall dish. Warm, comforting and filling, gluten free, vegetarian and vegan friendly, this dish is so easy to make, and perfect with the whole family.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Romanian
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 372kcal


  • ½ medium butternut squash
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 800 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen baby spinach
  • 1 can beans (400 g)
  • 2 tablespoon tomato purée
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • parsley to garnish


  • Peel and cube the butternut squash and sweet potatoes.
  • Roughly chop the onion, heat up the oil in a pan and fry them for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the butternut squash and sweet potatoes, cover with vegetable stock and leave to cook until they are tender.
  • Add the cooked beans and spinach, followed by the tomato purée.
  • Give it a good stir, season with salt and pepper to taste, and garnish with freshly chopped parsley.



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Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 1699mg | Potassium: 1365mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 40835IU | Vitamin C: 54.7mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 3.1mg