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Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons - olive oil
  • 1 - medium yellow onion, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 - small red bell pepper, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 - small zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut diagonally into thin slices
  • 1 - medium carrot, cut diagonally into thin slices
  • 1 - medium rib of celery, sliced thinly crosswise
  • 2 cloves - garlic, finely chopped, or 3 cloves, if preferred
  • 2 cans - no salt added dark kidney beans, drained, rinsed, 15.5 oz. each
  • 1 cups - low sodium chicken stock
  • 1 - small sweet potato, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 - large tomato, diced
  • 1 teaspoons - dried thyme, crushed
  • 1 teaspoons - ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoons - paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/8 teaspoons - cayenne
  • 1 cups - uncooked whole wheat couscous
  • 2 - scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons - fresh chopped parsley, to taste
  • Directions:

    In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat, swirling to coat the bottom. Cook the onion, bell pepper, zucchini, carrots and celery for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

    Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds, stirring occasionally.

    Stir in the beans, broth, sweet potato, tomato, thyme, cumin, paprika, salt and cayenne. Increase the heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low.

    Cook, covered, for 12-15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Stir in scallions and fresh parsley, this time for garnish.

    Brief Description

    One-skillet dish with cooked vegetables and couscous in a chicken broth.

    Main Ingredient:

    kidney beans

    Category:  Vegetarian

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 25 min
    Cook Time: 25 min

    Source

    chef cassondra

    Posted By:

    CHL

    Posted On:

    July 21, 2014

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