winter vegetable and greens
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
¼ cup vegetable or grapeseed oil
1 large onion (diced)
4 cloves garlic (chopped finely)
1 large red bell pepper (diced)
1 cup carrots (peeled and diced)
1 each acorn or similar squash (peeled and diced)
1 each can cook black beans
1 each can cook kidney beans
2 14oz. can diced tomato in juice
1 T Chili Powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 T. brown sugar
½ bunch fresh cilantro (chopped)
1-quart vegetable stock (as needed for consistency)
Salt and pepper to taste
Garnish ideas: Shredded Sharp Cheddar, Sour Cream, Diced Red Onion…you get the idea.
Use a large pot or Dutch Oven
If you are using a meat item in this stew, begin by searing the meat in a pre-heated large pot/Dutch oven and then follow these steps.
Add all the produce, chili powder and cumin and sauté for a few minutes.
Incorporating and sweating flavors by stirring. Add the tomato. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
Add the beans, adjust with vegetable stock if a thin consistency is desired.
Adjust seasoning and add the fresh herbs