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Black Bean Butternut Squash Stew

Black bean with sweet butternut squash and collard greens make this healthy stew so hearty and comforting!


  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red, green, yellow bell peppers, diced
  • 3 cloves, garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cups of white potatoes
  • 3 cups butternut squash, peeled, and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 (15-ounce) can black beans,, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 chicken bouillon
  • 1 cup kale or spinach, chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne
  • Pinch of allspice (optional)


  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onions and bell peppers cook and cook until onions are soft, about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic and spring onion and cook for 1 minute
  2. Add butternut squash, potatoes, black beans, Italian Seasoning, thyme and stir to coat. Stir in coconut milk, chicken broth. bouillon cube, allspice, cayenne pepper and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in leafy greens and cook for about 4 minutes, delicious served with rice of any kind and avocado.

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