Get ready for vegan! Patrick Bolk is a happy vegan since many many years. In his book So geht vegan he explains how to change your nutrition and structure your life towards veganism step by step. His green-bean-stew recipe shows how delicious vegan food can be.
  • Preparation time: 30 m
  • Cooking time: 20 m


  • 100 g soy protein in cubes
  • 3 tbsp. vegetable stock powder
  • 500 g potatoes
  • 400 g beans green
  • 200 g tofu smoked
  • 1 bunch soup veggies
  • 2 onions small
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 1 bunch savoury
  • 2 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 tsp. paprika powder
  • pepper mixed
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 bay leaves


  • Add soy protein cubes and vegetable stock powder to a large bowl. Pour 1/4 liter hot water over it and let the soy protein cubes soak for about 15 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, peel the potatoes and wash the beans. Cut potatoes in cubes and beans into 3-5 cm long pieces. Cut the tofu into cubes, peel, wash and chop the soup veggies and onions. Then chop parsley and savoury.

  • Drain the vegetable stock into a bowl. Slightly squeeze the soy protein cubes with a spoon.

  • Heat up the canola oil in a pot and fry the tofu at high heat. Then add the soy protein cubes and season with paprika and pepper. Press the garlic and add it to the stew.

  • Fry all ingredients for a few minutes and pour in some soy sauce and let it evaporate.

  • Add onions and soup veggies, reduce the heat. Stirr in potatoes and beans, vegetable stock and some water until all ingredients are covered.

  • Add parsley, savoury and bay leaves and let everything simmer for about 20-30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.