Pin It
Monday, December 12th, 2011

Hopi Corn Stew Recipe

By
Hopi corn stew InCultureParent.com

This Hopi recipe is perfect for the family on those cold and long winter days.

Ingredients:
1 pound ground beef (you can easily omit this to make it vegetarian)
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic
4 large carrots, chopped finely
1 cup sweet potatoes, diced
1 cup canned white hominy, drained
14 medium sized tomatoes, roasted, chopped
2 cups fresh corn, shucked from cob
1 green bell pepper, diced
2 cups summer squash, chopped
2 cups beef/vegetable broth
1 tbs. butter
2 tsp olive oil
2 tbs water
1 tbs cornmeal
½ tsp thyme
½ tsp sage
2 tbsp chili powder
½ tsp salt
½ tsp pepper

Instructions:
1. In an oven pan covered with foil, place whole tomatoes with skin/core removed, drizzle 2 tsp olive oil and garlic, add a pinch of salt and roast on high (425 degrees) for 35-40 minutes.
2. Meanwhile prepare remaining chopped vegetables, set aside.
3. In a large pot, heat butter with beef and cook until lightly brown.
4. Season with salt, pepper, sage, thyme and chili powder.
5. Add vegetables, onions first, then carrots and sweet potato, cook down and add in hominy, peppers, squash and fresh corn.
6. Pour in 2 cups of broth, simmer for 15 minutes.
7. Remove tomatoes and corn from oven, slightly drain excess oil, mash, stir into stew.
8. Bring to a boil, cover, cook on medium-low heat for 30 minutes.
9. 15 minutes before serving, separately combine 2 tbs water and corn meal, make a thickening paste then add to stew.
10. Serve and Enjoy!

© 2011, Elizabeth Ratto. All rights reserved.

More Great Stuff You'll Love:


How I Made My Forgotten Native Language My Child’s Strongest

I started off by speaking dodgy Cantonese. No word for remote control? No problem! ‘Pressy thingy.’

The African Guide to Co-sleeping

10 must-read tips on co-sleeping from Africa

A Different World: No Longer Brown in White America

Is it racist to not want to raise your kids in white America?

How Bilingualism Can Fail in Multilingual Families

It’s easy to raise bilingual kids when you speak a second language, right? Wrong.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR


An avid reader, hiker, traveller, and aspiring kitchen goddess, Elizabeth has studied and volunteered in Argentina and Spain and continues to promote the message of multicultural learning and education.

Leave us a comment!









Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail.
Or leave your email address and click here to receive email notifications of new comments without leaving a comment yourself.

Get weekly updates right in your inbox so you don't miss out!



A Children's Book for Raising Global Citizens

Every life is a story. It’s easier to understand someone when you know their story.

Why I Travel 13 Hours Alone with My Kids Every Chance I Get

Travelling with children, while definitely more of a mission, contradicts the old saying that “life is about the journey, not the destination.”

A Diverse Book for Preschoolers in Celebration of Multicultural Children's Book Day

A book that honestly and simply celebrates the every day diversity that children experience.

Why My African Feminist Mother Gave Me the Identity of My Father's Tribe

She gave me an identity so different from her own.

2 Children’s Books about Jamaica

Explore Jamaica with your child.

Costa Rica with Kids: Two Weeks of Family Travel

Two weeks of Pura Vida in a country with so much to offer families.

Should I Worry about My Child's Accent in Her Foreign Language?

See why Dr. Gupta takes offense to this question and where children learn accents from

How to raise trilingual kids when exposure to Dad's language is limited

My kids only get 1-2 hours of the minority language per day-help!
Unfortunately, the school and community are no longer there. The farm is being sold and there are tentative plans for a new iteration to be set up in Costa Ric...
From How I Moved to Thailand with my Family on Less than $1000
HI! I love your website! Just read your review of books that teach about culture and food! I can't wait to try some of the recipes you've share...
From Armenian Recipe: Apricot Tart
Please, refrain from using "western /western society" for anglosaxon countries. Western can be Mexico and Spain as well, anything on the west side of the world is western ...
From The West’s Strange Relationship to Babies and Sleep
We've tried to make use of, but It doesn't works by any mean...
From African Parenting: The Sane Way to Raise Children
I'm back. Sorry, I stopped caring for this magazine for a while and forgot to discuss the meat of the matter. This article, as well as the linked article from 2011, fails to discuss cultural norms ...
From What Confused Me Most about Brits
Fascinating. I have been to Germany and met this guy who was soo rude! This article explains everything!! Since all Germans are so terribly rude it should come as no surprise that I should have met ...
From Are Germans Really Rude?
@ Josep. How could you possibly comment on how Germans treat people if you have never even been there? A three-day stay in Berlin and a one day stop-over in Frankfurt was enough for me to see the ut...
From Are Germans Really Rude?
I am trying to find a Sikh triangular Nishan Sahib flag and haven't found one. Do you know where I can find on...
From Vaisakhi Craft: Make a Flag
I have tried to buy a Sikh triagular Nishan Sahib flag and had no luck. Do you know where I can find on...
From Vaisakhi Craft: Make a Flag

More Recipes