Black Bean Butternut Squash Stew

Black bean with sweet butternut squash and collard greens make this healthy stew so hearty and comforting!
Black bean with sweet butternut squash and collard greens make this healthy stew so hearty and comforting! #vegan #black beans #butternutsquash #glutenfree
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cups butternut squash, peeled, and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 vegan bouillon, (I used Edward & Son’s Not-Chick’n Bouillon Cubes)
  • 1 cup tender collard greens/kale/spinach, chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper

Instructions
  • 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
  • Add butternut squash, black beans, Italian Seasoning, thyme and stir to coat. Stir in coconut milk, vegetable broth. bouillon cube, allspice, cayenne pepper and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Stir in leafy greeens and cook for about 4 minutes, delicious served with brown rice and avocado.