Corn Bean And Pumpkin Stew
Corn Pumpkin Beans Stews
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Title: Corn bean and pumpkin stew
Yield: 1 Servings
1 c Pinto beans, soaked
Overnight and drained
1 lb Tomatoes, fresh or canned,
Peeled, seeded, and chipped,
Reserved [peeled and seeded?
3 Ears corn (about 1 1/2 C
1 ts Cumin seeds
1 ts Oregano
1 Inch piece of cinnamon
1 lg Onion, cut into a medium
2 Cloves garlic, finely
1 tb Paprika
2 c Bean broth or stock [if you
Make the stock yourself, she
One made with carrots,
Zucchini, onion, potato,
Cinnamon, cloves, coriander
Seeds, cumin seeds, cardamom
3 c Pumpkin or winter squash,
Peeled and cut into 1 inch
2 Serrano chilies, seeded and
Finely chopped [or to make
Without adding chili powder,
Leave in the seeds]
x Cilantro or parsley,
Chopped, for garnish
Cook the beans in water and 1/2 t salt for about 1.5 hrs or until
beans are tender. Drain and reserve the cooking liquid.
Warm a small heavy skillet and toast the cumin seeds until their
fragrance emerges; then add the oregano, stir for 5 seconds, and
quickly transfer the spices to a plate or bowl so they don't burn.
Combine them with the cinnamon and the cloves, and grind to a powder
in an electric spice mill.
Heat a wide skilled [with water or some sauteing liquid] and saute the
onion briskly over high heat for 1 minute; then lower the heat to
medium. Add the garlic, the spices, the paprika, and 1 t salt. Stir
well to combine; then add 1/2 C reserved bean broth or stock and
cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is soft. Next add the
tomatoes and cook 5 minutes. Then add the pumpkin or winter squash
along with another C of bean broth or stock. After 20 to 30 minutes,
or when the pumpkin is about half-cooked -- soft but still too firm
to eat -- add the corn, the beans, and the fresh chilies. Thin with
the reserved tomato juice, adding more broth or stock as necessary.
Cook until the pumpkin is tender. Check the seasoning, and add more
salt if necessary. Serve garnished with the chopped cilantro or
Even though there is corn in the stew, corn bread or tortillas make a
Well, the book is actually Greens, not Savory Way, but here's the
adapted recipe (p. 218 for those of you that have it on your shelf).
From: Cindy_Bloch@transarc.com. Fatfree Digest [Volume 11 Issue 4],
Oct. 13, 1994. Formatted by Sue Smith, S.Smith34, TXFT40A@Prodigy.com
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