Archives for December, 2009

Miso-Adzuki Stew

Ingredients: 1 cup dried adzuki beans, rinsed and drained 2 bunches green onions, white and green parts chopped separately, divided ½ cup dried shitake mushrooms, crumbled ¾ lb. small red potatoes, quartered (2 cups) 1 ½-2 Tbs. miso paste Soak adzuki beans in 4 cups cold water for 5 hours, or overnight.  Drain and reserve […]

Black Bean Chili with Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard

   2 tablespoons olive oil 2 1/2 cups chopped onions 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 1/2 cups 1/2-inch pieces peeled butternut squash 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 3 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed, drained 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth 1 14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice 3 cups (packed) coarsely chopped […]

Carrot & Kale Soup Recipe

2 medium carrots, diced 1 medium zucchini, diced 1 medium brown onion, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 sticks of celery, roughly chopped 1 1/2 cups of roughly chopped kale 3 cups of organic chicken or vegetable stock 1 cup of water 1 1/2 tsp of sea salt 2 tbs of chopped coriander (cilantro) 5 […]

Beet and Ginger Soup

Serves 2 8 ounces cooked beets (or one 15-ounce can, drained) 2 teaspoons minced or grated ginger 1 cup hot vegetable broth 4 teaspoons lemon juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1. Chop cooked beets roughly, and put into a blender with ginger, hot broth and lemon juice. Purée to make a smooth soup. […]