Sonoran-Style Amaranth Greens (Quelites)

September 14, 2018

Sonoran-Style Amaranth Greens (Quelites)

Shelby Thompson, Tucson CSA


• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 1/2 large onion, diced
• 4 cloves garlic, chopped
• 2 dried red chiles
• 1 large tomato, diced
• 1 bunch amaranth greens, stemmed and chopped
• 1 cup cooked beans
• 3 cups broth

Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium-low heat and add onion. Sauté for 5 minutes.
Add garlic and chiles to the pan and cook for another minute.
Add tomatoes to the pan and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Add greens, broth, and beans to the pan and stir everything together.
Simmer for 20-30 minutes, or until the dish reaches your desired consistency. Taste for seasonings and adjust if needed.
Serve with bread or tortillas.

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