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Hearty Autumn Stew

This is our favorite beginning of fall stew. It is adapted from Kristina Turner's Self Healing Cookbook. It is rich, savory & satisfying.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 4


  • Pressure Cooker
  • Cutting Board


  • 1 Whole Butternut Squash, diced RESERVE ¼ cup of FINELY diced squash. This will break down and make the soup thick. If you want it more like a stew reserve a full cup.
  • 1 Cup Daikon Radish, diced * Daikon Radish has been known best for helping
    the body eliminate mucus. If you cannot find it in the store you can
    substitute with any radish
  • 1 Whole Carrot, Sliced into rounds
  • 1 Whole Onion, diced
  • 2 Stalks Celery, diced
  • ½ cup Burdock root, finely diced this is a mineral rich root that can be hard to find. Try your local health food store. If you cannot find Burdock substitute equal parts with finely diced Parsnip
  • 4 Cups Bone Broth, chicken You can substitute with a boxed brand but it won’t be as nourishing.


  • Add all ingredients to the pressure cooker or instant pot and set to soup/stew setting.
  • Start Rice (cook about 20 minutes)
  • Taste & adjust salt if needed
  • Add Chicken, Tempeh or Tofu and brown rice