Legume and Squash Stew
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, cut in 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 greeen bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 3cups butternut squash, cut in 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 1/2cups chopped beet top, Swiss chard, or spinach
  • 12 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 low-sodium vegetable bouillon cubes
  • 1tablespoon finely chopped chipotle chile
  • 1/2teaspoon smoked paprikaoptional
  • 2 1/2cups frozen and thawed corn kernels
  • 2cups boiling water
  • 1(15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1(15-ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • chopped fresh cilantro and lime wedges, for garnish
  1. Place oil in a large pot over medium-high heat and add onion. Stir constantly for about 2 minutes, until beginning to soften. Add bell peppers, stirring for about 2 minutes. Add squash, greens, and garlic, and stir for 2 minutes. Add bouillon cubes, chopped chipotle, paprika (if using), corn, and 2 cups boiling water, stirring well.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil, and reduce heat to maintain a simmer. Cook until vegetables are tender, 15–20 minutes.
  3. Increase heat to high and gently stir in beans until warmed through. Season to taste, and garnish with fresh cilantro and lime wedges.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Legume and Squash Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 416 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Sodium 177mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 69g 23%
Dietary Fiber 19g 76%
Protein 18g 36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 416 cal, 11g fat, (6g mono, 2g poly, 2g sat), 0mg chol, 18g protein, 69g carb, 19g fiber, 177mg sodium