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Tomatican (Chilean Stew)

Tomatican (Chilean Stew)

Tomatican (Chilean Stew)

Recipe Ingredients: 

  • 28 Oz whole tomatoes
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/4 Tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsps kisan canola cooking oil
  • 2 Tsp ground cumin
  • 2 cup(s) frozen lima beans
  • 2 cup(s) corn, frozen
  • 1/4 cup(s) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tsp shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tsp Large Hass avocado, cubes or slices

Recipe Method: 

  • Drain the tomatoes, reserving the juice.
  • In a heavy soup pot, sauté onions and cayenne pepper in oil for 5 minutes, until the onions begin to soften.
  • Add cumin and lima beans and sauté; stir for a couple of minutes.
  • Add juice from the tomatoes, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Chop the tomatoes and stir them into the pan along with the corn.
  • Cover and simmer until the vegetables are tender (about 10 minutes).
  • Stir in cilantro and add salt and pepper. Garnish with cheese and avocado.

Recipe Tips: 

Save the Tomatoes

We all want to store tomatoes when they are cheap. Here's a really easy tip of canning tomatoes. Boil a pot of water, dip the tomatoes in for a minute, take them out and immediately run them through a strainer with cold water. The peels will come off easily. Now store them in a canning jar and add cold water to fill it up. Also add few tablespoons of salt to preserve them