15 Bean and Winter Squash Not Chili

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Title: 15 Bean and Winter Squash Not Chili
Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Bean/legume, Soups

Ingredients:

1 c 15 bean mixture, soaked
-overnight and drained
7 c Water
1 tb Canola oil
1 lg Red onion, diced
1 lg Green or red bell pepper
-seeded and diced
2 Stalks celery, diced
3 Cloves garlic, minced
2 c Peeled and diced butternut
-squash
15 oz Can stewed tomatoes
1/4 c Tomato paste
1 tb Dried oregano
2 tb Chili powder
1 1/2 ts Cumin
1 ts Black pepper
1 ts Salt


In a large saucepan, combine bean mixture and water; bring to a simmer.
Cook uncovered over med low heat, stirring occasionally, until beans are
tender, about 1 1/2 hours. Drain, reserve 3c cooking liquid.

In another large saucepan, heat oil. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and
garlic; saute 5-7 mins. Stir in cooked beans, cooking liquid, squash,
stewed tomatoes, tomato paste and seasonings. Cook 30 mins over low heat,
stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, cover and let stand 5-10 mins
before serving.

Ladle into not-chili bowls. Makes 6-8 servings.

Note: 15 bean mixtures are available packaged in supermarkets and health
food stores. If you prefer, make your own by combining equal amounts of
dried blackeyed peas, red kidney beans, white kidney beans (cannellini),
green lentils, split peas, black beans, yellow split peas, navy beans,
cranberry (Roman, shell, or shell out) beans, great Northern beans, pinto
beans, small white limas, red lentils, cow peas (field peas), and pink
beans. Avoid using beans such as garbanzos and large lima beans, as these
take longer to cook than other varities.

Per serving:: 215 cals, 10g prog, 3g fat, 41g carb, 0 chol, 578mg sod, 11g
fiber From Vegetarian Times, January 1996 Typed by Lisa Greenwood
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #265

Date: Fri, 27 Sep 1996 16:33:07 -0400

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