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Three Sisters Stew
Preparation time: 30-40 minutes
Serves: 6 to 8 people
3 cups pinto or kidney beans
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
2-3 cups winter squash, cut in chunks
14-oz can chopped tomatoes
1 tablespoon chile powder
1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen corn
8-10 tablespoons grated cheese, as garnish
1. In large pot, quickly dry-toast oregano, cumin seeds, and cinnamon for about seconds.
2. Add oil, onion, salt, and garlic. Sauté until onions are soft.
3. Add squash, tomatoes, and chile powder and cook about 20 minutes, until squash is soft. Add some water if mixture seems dry.
4. Add cooked beans and corn; simmer until corn is tender. Season to taste.
5. Serve hot and enjoy!
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