Although this is called a “stew,” it is thick enough to be served as a side dish or first course (prima). This is a traditional dish hailing from southern Italy, it’s comfort food at its finest—and simplest.
For Your Edification
Mirepoix is a mixture of chopped onions, carrots, and celery, and to reduce some prep time, you can often find pre-chopped mirepoix in such grocery stores as Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods (USA only).
For Your Modification
Add your favorite vegan Italian sausage, such as Field Roast or Tofurky, to the stew at the end. I think for maximum flavor and texture, you will want to slice the sausage(s) into discs, fry them in a little olive oil, then add them to the soup in the last 10 or 15 minutes of cooking.
Gluten-free, wheat-free, oil-free (if using water to sauté), soy-free
Recipe by https://www.colleenpatrickgoudreau.com/