*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Balkan Vegetable Stew
 
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups & Stews                    Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  cup           oil
    2      medium        onions -- sliced
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
    1      cup           vegetable broth
    1 1/2  teaspoons     salt
      1/2  teaspoon      each thyme and basil
      1/4  teaspoon      pepper
    4                    carrots -- sliced thin
    1      small         zucchini -- sliced thin
    4      medium         -- diced
    2      cups          cut green beans
    1      small         eggplant -- cubed and unpeeled
    1      large         green pepper -- cut in strips
    1      small         head cabbage
    1      small         head cauliflower -- florets
    1      can           (16 oz.) tomatoes -- cut up
                         ---Toasted Walnut Sauce---
    2      slices        white bread -- crust removed
    1      cup           walnuts -- shelled
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/8  teaspoon      pepper
      3/4  cup           milk
 
 In medium saucepan in hot oil saute onions and garlic 3 minutes.  Add broth, sa
 lt, thyme, basil and pepper.  Combine remaining ingredients except Sauce in lar
 ge casserole (shred cabbage coarse).  Bring broth mixture to boil and pour over
  vegetables .  Cover; bake in preheated oven (350 degrees) for 30 minutes or un
 til vegetables are tender.  Serve hot or cold with Toasted Walnut Sauce.  Make 
 6 servings.  Per serving:  263 cal., 9 g pro., 39 grams car., 9 g fat, 3 mg. ch
 ol.
 
 TOASTED WALNUT SAUCE:
 Soak bread in water to cover until well saturated.  In heavy skillet over mediu
 m heat, cook walnuts 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly toast
 ed. Drain bread, squeeze dry.  In blender or food processor grind walnuts fine.
   Add bread, salt, pepper and half milk.  Continue whirling until smooth. Gradu
 ally add remaining milk to give thick yet smooth, pourable sauce.
 
  Good served with green salad, hot rolls.
 
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