It’s hard to go wrong when you cook with fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans. You don’t need to worry about precise measurements, cooking times or ingredient preparation. The recipes give you general guidelines, but if you do things a little differently, chances are your dish will still be delicious!
2 onions, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 green peppers, chopped
2 28-ounce cans plum tomatoes, chopped
2 tablespoon fresh oregano or 2 teaspoons. dried oregano
1 tablespoon fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
2 bay leaves
1/4 teaspoon cayenne, or to taste
2 eggplants (select very young, firm, shiny ones), unpeeled, diced into 1/2″ cubes
3 16-ounce cans kidney beans, undrained
Bring the onions, garlic, pepper, tomatoes with their juice, and the seasonings to a boil. Add eggplant to the pot and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in the cooked beans and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
10-12 servings; freezes well!
This article was originally published on DrMirkin.com