Nothing says comfort like a hearty stew. Mental health is just as important as physical health. Busy holiday seasons can often mean a change in diet (quick snacks and sugar
2 tbsp butter
5 stalks celery, chopped
1/2 large onion, chopped
1/2 – 1 tsp
1/4 – 1/2 tsp black pepper (to taste)
2 tomatoes (preferably blanched and peeled – check notes below)
1 bunch spinach, coarsely chopped
3 large carrots,
1 cup frozen peas
Melt butter in a stockpot and add celery, onions, and ground beef. When beef is browned through, add the vegetable broth,
To blanch and peel tomatoes just boil a pot of water and drop the tomatoes in for a few minutes. When you see the skins begin to split apart, remove them from the water. Then they are very easy to peel. Once peeled, cut the tomato in half and remove as many seeds as possible then chop.
This soup is even better re-heated the next day.
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