How to Thicken Your Output: A Delicious Stew Recipe

Nov 15, 2023 1:40 pm

G'day everyone, I have been reading how a lot of you have a very liquid output, which means we are probably talking about an ileostomy. So below I have listed a stew that I make, and not only does it taste great, but it will thicken your output and also give you protein as well as your veggies.


½ kg or 1 lb stewing steak
2 large potatoes chopped into chunky pieces
2 large carrots cut into chunky pieces
2 onions chopped
4 sticks of celery cut up
Fill the pot with stock to cover the contents
Add salt, pepper, and lots of garlic

Cook simmering for 2 hours, then add ½ cup of long grain rice and cook for another ½ hour. If the stew is not thick enough, then add some gravy thickener.

This will make more than one meal.

Regards, IGGIE

Mysterious Mose
Nov 15, 2023 4:46 pm

Looks an awful lot like the stew I make. Except, I add a rutabaga (swede) in there. Good stuff. Thanks, Iggie. :-)


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Nov 15, 2023 6:02 pm

Looks like the Campbell stew ingredients. 😁