Curried Garbanzo Bean and Squash Stew | Dr. Cobi

Curried Garbanzo Bean and Squash Stew

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Curried Garbanzo Bean and Squash Stew

  • 2 tbsp virgin coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 to 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 delicata squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes, or one 14 ounce can
  • 3 to 4 cups chopped kale or spinach
  • 3 cups cooked garbanzo beans, or 2 cans
  • 1 cup bean cooking liquid or water
  • 1 to 2 tsp sea salt or Herbamare
  1. Heat an 11 inch skillet or 6 quart pot over medium heat. Add coconut oil then onions; sauté for about 15 minutes or until soft.
  2. Then add the crushed garlic and spices; sauté for a minute more.
  3. Next add the delicate squash and tomatoes. Place lid on the pot and simmer over low to medium-low heat until squash is tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. Then add the chopped kale, cooked garbanzo beans, bean cooking liquid, and sea salt; gently stir together and simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Taste and add more salt and seasoning if desired.


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