Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Favorite Pumpkin Stew

I made this stew Halloween night. It’s so yummy, much a like a chili but sweet with pumpkin and corn. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Pumpkin, Corn, and Bean Stew
(Also known as Three Sisters Stew)
Adapted from 150 Vegan Favorites

Yield: 4 large servings

1 T. vegetable or canola oil
1 medium yellow onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
1 15 oz. can fire roasted tomatoes
1 T. sweet paprika
1 T. dried Mexican oregano
1 t. ground cumin
½ t. salt
½ t. crushed red pepper
½ t. black pepper
3 T. fresh parsley (or 1 T. dried)
4 cups diced pumpkin or winter squash
2 cups vegetable broth
2 cups frozen sweet corn kernels
1 15 oz. can red or pink beans, drained and rinsed

Heat oil over medium heat in a 3 quart sauce pan. Add the onions and garlic. Cook and stir until soft and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and spices and cook a few more minutes. Add pumpkin and broth and bring to a simmer. Cook over medium low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes, or until the pumpkin is tender. Add in the corn and beans and heat through, about 10 more minutes. Thicken the stew by mashing some of the pumpkin. Enjoy as is or over a bed of grains.

There were so many outstanding MoFo posts this year! Congratulations to all of you who participated.

If you want to wish me a Happy Veganiversary, November 1 was Year 4!


LizNoVeggieGirl said...

Happy belated veganniversary!!! :)

Jenni (aka Vegyogini) said...

Happy veganniversary!

Andrea said...

Happy Veganversary! And thanks for the recipe - we have a lot of squash to use up.

Oraphan said...

Happy 4th Veganiversary! That pumpkin stew looks absolutely fantastic. I love all the ingredients you used. I'll give it a try very soon, thanks for the recipe:)

Gina said...

Happy veganiversary!! Your pumpkin stew looks super yummy :)

two vegan boys said...

Wow. Yum! Congrats on 4 years.

Jes said...

Happy veganersary! And that stew looks amazing--I'm definitely bookmarking it!

miss v said...

happy veganiversary - you certainly come up with dishes that make me think you've been vegan much longer!

i love savory sweet stews. nice!

Bianca said...

Pumpkin makes me so happy!!! And so do warm comforting stews! Yum!

And happy, happy veganiversary!!!!

jessy said...

happy veganversary, Diann!

can’t believe we’ve never had pumpkin stew before, Diann! if we make some this soup season you better believe i’ll be making your recipe. it sounds absolutely awesome & looks so amazing ‘n deeeeeelicious! what a tasty way to stay warm! yay!

River - The Crafty Kook said...

Happy Veganiversary, Diann! I love the stew, anything with oregano is always welcome in my tummy! :-D

Sheree' said...

Happy Veganiversary! Mine was 3 on October 1. You are an amazing person. Thank you for your spirit! I have butternut squash right now so I think I will make this for dinner tonight! Hugs!

Ricki said...

HAPPY VEGANNIVERSARY! FOUR years is amazing! Congrats and here's to 40 more (or however many you still feel like writing) ;)

That chili is something I would definitely love. The sweet/spicy combo sounds divine.

Crystal said...

Yay, 4 years is great! I love all your ideas and inspirations.

I'm on a pumpkin run lately - just made pumpkin pie and pumpkin stuffed raviolis. YUM!

Erin said...

Happy Veganversary! The stew sounds delicious.

Jamie said...

I've had a Sunshine Squash sitting on my counter for a few weeks, and no idea what to do with it. I made this tonight and it was great! Thanks!