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Mexican Summer Stew

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Category: Soups, Vegetables, Stews

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Vegetable stock
  • 3 c TVP chunks
  • 1 tb Ketchup
  • 2 Onions; sliced 1/4" thick
  • 2 ts Garlic; minced
  • 1 c White wine
  • 6 sm Zucchini; sliced 1/2" thick
  • 4 sm Yellow crookneck squash;
  • -sliced
  • 1 Green bell pepper; cut in
  • -1/2" dice
  • 2 c Snow peas; trimmed
  • 3 c Tomatoes; chopped
  • 3 tb Low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tb Chili powder
  • 1 tb Ground cumin
  • 2 c Fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 1 tb Cornstarch or arrowroot
  • 1/4 c ;water, cold
  • 1/4 c Fresh cilantro; chopped


In a large saucepan, bring the stock to a boil. Add the TVP and ketchup
and remove the pot from the heat.
Allow to rest for 10 minutes, or until all the liquid is absorbed. Set

In a large, nonstick saute pan, braise the onions and garlic in 1/2 cup
white wine for 5 minutes, or until tender. Add the zucchini, squashes,
green pepper, snow peas, tomatoes, the rest of the wine, soy sauce, chili
powder, and cumin. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the vegetables are
just al dente. Drain the TVP and add it, along with the corn, and simmer
for an additional 10 minutes.

While the stew is simmering during its final minutes, dissolve the
cornstarch in 1/4 cup cold water and add it to the stew. Stir until
thickened. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.

Serving size=1 cup

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