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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Winter Squash Stew with Almonds and Sesame

I've been neglecting my blog and I do apologize.  Here is a wonderful winter warming stew for you packed full of phytonutrients.

                Winter Squash Stew with Almonds and Sesame
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Serving Size  : 8     Preparation Time :0:45
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  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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  1             medium  winter squash (kabocha or butternut) -- peeled and cubed
  2             medium  onions -- chopped
  3             cloves  garlic
  2          teaspoons  cumin
  1           teaspoon  chipotle chile powder
     1/2      teaspoon  ancho chile powder
     1/2         large  caulflower
  8             ounces  mushrooms -- sliced
     1/2           cup  corn -- fresh or frozen
     1/2           cup  peas -- fresh or frozed
  1              ounce  almonds -- chopped or ground to your liking
  3        tablespoons  sesame seeds
Chop the onions and garlic and place in a large cooking pot with 1 tablespoon of olive or coconut oil.  Saute for 5 minutes then add the spices.  Stir and cook for about 1 minute then add the squash.  Then add 6 cups of vegetable stock or water.
Bring the water to the boil and then add the mushrooms.  Cook for another twenty minutes or so, until the squash is tender.  Then add the corn, peas almonds and sesame seeds.  Cook for another 5 minutes.  Then add 1/2 teaspoon salt to taste.  Adjust the spicing to your taste and serve.  You can serve over a brown rice or quinoa or just on its own.
  "Warming Winter Stew"
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