winter vegetable and greens
  • Cooking Time: 1 hour
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 15 mins
  • 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.
  1. Use a large pot or Dutch Oven
  2. 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.
  3. Add all the produce, chili powder and cumin and sauté for a few minutes.
  4. Incorporating and sweating flavors by stirring. Add the tomato. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the beans, adjust with vegetable stock if a thin consistency is desired.
  6. Adjust seasoning and add the fresh herbs
very good