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Lo-Cal Stew

From Dr. McDougall's Health and Medical Center

Preparation: 20 minutes. Cook: 30 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup water
  •  1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  •  1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
  •  1 green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  •  28 ounce can chopped tomatoes
  •  4 small zucchini, sliced
  •  2 small yellow crookneck squash, sliced
  •  1 cup green beans, sliced
  •  1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
  •  1 tbsp soy sauce
  •  1 tbsp parsley flakes
  •  1 tsp dried basil
  •  1 tsp dried oregano
  •  1 tbsp cornstarch, mixed with 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  • Place the water in a large saucepan with the onion, garlic, and green pepper.
  • Cook and stir until slightly softened, 3 or 4 minutes.
  • Add the tomato, zucchini, squash, and beans.
  • Cover and simmer over the medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Add the corn and seasoning.
  • Cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture and cook, stirring until thickened.
  • Serve with whole grains or potatoes
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