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This is a delicious vegan recipe that combines sweet and savory flavors and beautiful fall vegetables.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large red or yellow onion
  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1-2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable (or chicken) broth
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 (15 1/2 oz) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14 1/2 oz) can Muir Glen fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 medium summer squash (such as zucchini or yellow squash), sliced
  • 1 large bunch of winter greens (such as kale or swiss chard), rinsed and chopped
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, butternut squash and garlic; saute for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in cumin through cayenne pepper; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add 1 1/2 cups broth, tomato paste, chickpeas, tomatoes and summer squash; bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes, or until butternut squash is tender.
  3. Add greens, cover and cook for 5 minutes or until greens are tender.
  4. Stir in cilantro and lemon juice.
  5. Serve over couscous.
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