1/2 cup water
1 onion, chopped
1 can tomatoes (16 0z), chopped
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
dash hot pepper sauce
16 oz can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup winter squash, peeled, diced
1 1/4 cups spicy tomato juice
2 cupsfresh spinach, chopped
Place water, onion and garlic in a large pot. Cook, stirring
occasionally, until onion is softened slightly, about 5 minutes.
Add tomatoes (including tomato liquid) and seasonings. Cook for 5
more minutes. Add garbanzo beans, squash and tomato juice. Cover
and cook for 30 minutes, until squash is tender. Stir in spinach
and cook until softened, about 2 to 3 minutes.
Serve this hearty dish over brown rice or mashed potatoes, or
accompany it with thick slices of whole wheat bread.