Hearty Vegan Slow Cooker Chard and Fennel Stew

Hearty Vegan Slow Cooker Chard and Fennel Stew
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What Started it all:
Chard, Fennel bulb, olive oil, slow cooker

A bold and flavorful vegan stew that’s sure to impress even the most ardent carnivores.


  • Chard
  • Fennel bulb
  • Olive oil
  • Slow cooker


  1. Wash the chard thoroughly and chop it into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Trim the fennel bulb and slice it thinly, including the fronds for added flavor.
  3. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pan over medium heat and sauté the fennel until it begins to caramelize.
  4. In the slow cooker, combine the sautéed fennel, chopped chard, and a generous glug of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Set the slow cooker to low and let the stew cook for 4-6 hours, allowing the flavors to meld together beautifully.
  6. Once the stew is ready, serve it hot, perhaps with a side of crusty bread or quinoa for a satisfying meal.

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