This hearty vegan cabbage and bean stew should satisfy most meat lovers as it is both rich, tasty, and filling. Finish it off table side with a drizzle of Colavita EVOO and add a few slices of fresh ciabatta or toasted baguette and glass of wine and call it a very healthy meal option. Make extra as it's great reheated the next day or two as well.
Sweat cabbage and onion in a pan with EVOO leaving the lid on the pan for 3 - 5 minutes.
Add the carrots and return the lid for 3 - 5 minutes then add pepper, zucchini, kale, and beans with 1 cup of water and some salt and pepper.
Bring to a simmer then return the lid and lower the flame, cooking covered for 15 minutes.
Serve warm in serving bowls with a bit more fresh ground pepper and a drizzle of EVOO.