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    Afghan-Style Vegetables

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    2 hrs

    Deerwoman's Note:

    A delicious and inexpensive side dish to go with meat or chicken and rice. Vegetable simmered in tomato-based homemade sauce. Vegetables can be anything that can be cut up and simmered, or any combination. Suggestions: potato, caulifower, eggplant, zucchini, green beans. We learned the basic cooking technique from Afghan friends and vary it to our mood.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    cups

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    The sauce

    Vegetables

    • 2 -3 cups vegetables, cut into very large pieces
    • lime juice (optional)

    Spices

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Put onion and garlic into food processor. process until coarsely chopped.
    2. 2
      Saute in olive oil until onions are tender.
    3. 3
      Add tomatoes. Simmer 1 hour or more, until tomatoes are cooked and juice reduces.
    4. 4
      Add pinch of sugar, salt and pepper to taste.
    5. 5
      USE 1 cup for vegetables and STORE the rest in refrigerator/freezer for other uses.
    6. 6
      It is important not to skimp on the onions and garlic. It will be too tomatoey otherwise.
    7. 7
      Add vegetables and desired seasonings to the 1 cup sauce and broth. Simmer in pot over very low heat until vegetables are tender and have absorbed the sauce flavor.
    8. 8
      Add vegetable that take longest to cook first and then potatoes and other quicker cooking vegetable later.
    9. 9
      This is one of our favorite ways to eat cauliflower. Try it.
    10. 10
      This dish often has split yellow peas to add body and protein, delicious.

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    Nutritional Facts for Afghan-Style Vegetables

    Serving Size: 1 (654 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 202.7
     
    Calories from Fat 68
    33%
    Total Fat 7.6 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 26.2 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 32.8 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 6.5 g
    26%
    Sugars 17.0 g
    68%
    Protein 5.0 g
    10%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    vegetables

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