Corn & Beans
3 cups vegetable broth
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1 medium onion (thinly sliced)
3-1/2 cups butternut squash (peeled
1 can tomatoes (16 oz. diced and
1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen corn
1 can kidney beans (14-15 oz)
1 medium green or red bell pepper
(cut into 1-inch squares)
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
(or 1 teaspoon dry)
1 tablespoon parsley leaves, chopped
salt and ground black pepper to
- In large saucepan bring 1/2 cup
broth to boil.
- Add onion and garlic and cook
about 5-6 minutes.
- Add bell pepper, squash and 1
cup of broth, cook about
2 min. than add corn, tomatoes, parsley, thyme salt and black pepper.
- Add the rest of remaining
broth, stir to blend and bring
- Reduce heat, cover and simmer
10 min. than add kidney
- Cover and simmer until squash
is tender, about 10 to 12 minutes
- Serve warm.
Makes 4 servings.
PER SERVING: 210
cal; 2 g total fat;
6 g prot;
48 g carb; 15 g fiber.
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