* Exported from MasterCook *
 
                         Caribe Vegetable Sancocho
 
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 Serving Size  : 6     Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : The Global Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   1 1/2    tablespoons  canola oil
   1             medium  yellow onion -- diced
   1             medium  green bell pepper -- seeded & diced
   2             cloves  garlic -- minced
   4               cups  water
   2             medium  carrots -- peeled & diced
   2               cups  peeled & diced yuca or dasheen
   1                cup  peeled & diced white potatoes
   1                cup  peeled & diced West Indian pumpkin
                         ---OR butternut squash
   1             medium  yellow plantain -- peeled & sliced
   6                     whole         cloves
   2        tablespoons  dried parsley
   1         tablespoon  dried oregano
   2          teaspoons  dried thyme leaves
      1/2      teaspoon  black pepper
      1/2      teaspoon  salt
 
 In a large saucepan, heat the oil
 
 Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic and saute‚ for about 7 minutes
 
 Add the water, carrots, yuca, potatoes, pumpkin, plantain, and seasonings.  Cook
over medium-low heat for 40 to 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the
vegetables are tender and stew-like.  Remove from the heat and let stand for 10
minutes.  
 
 
 
 MC_Busted by Karen C. Greenlee
 
 
 
 
 
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 Per serving: 58 Calories (kcal); 4g Total Fat; (52% calories from fat); 1g
Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 194mg Sodium
 Food Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 0
Other Carbohydrates
 
 Serving Ideas : Bayou Red Beans & Caribbean Heat Salad
 
 NOTES : Sancocho is a stew of tropical root vegetables, plantains, and pumpkin. 
It is the pot-au-feu of the Caribbean.	The exotic ingredients (yuca, dasheen,
and plantains) can be found in Caribbean and Hispanic markets or in the specialty
produce sections of well-stocked grocery stores.
 
 
 Nutr. Assoc. : 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0