Traditional Chilean Stew

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(4) 4 Reviews
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
20
min.
Servings

8 servings, 1-1/2 cups each

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  • Bring potatoes, squash and broth to boil in stockpot on medium-high heat; simmer on low heat 10 min.
  • Meanwhile, cook meat, onions and garlic in dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat 5 min. or until meat is browned, stirring occasionally. Add seasonings; cook 5 min., stirring frequently.
  • Add to potato mixture in stockpot; stir. Simmer 30 min., stirring occasionally. Stir in mixed vegetables; simmer 10 min., stirring occasionally.

Food Facts

This traditional Chilean dish is often made with cochayuyo, a protein-packed dried seaweed. It is sold in bundles and is often used as a substitute for beef. It is a leafy seaweed. It's base is called "ulte" and the dried leaves are called "cochachuyo". Both parts are used in salads and fresh seafood preparations.

Special Extra

The Chileans like to eat this stew with a fried egg served on top!

Servings

  • 8 servings, 1-1/2 cups each

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
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Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2-1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2-1/2 Starch
  • 1 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

The squash in this low-calorie low-fat stew provides an excellent source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1-1/2 cups each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 250
% Daily Value
Total fat 4g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 790mg
Carbohydrate 37g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 7g
Protein 17g
   
Vitamin A 130 %DV
Vitamin C 25 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • 8itallup4u | Mon, Nov 7 2011 5:04 PM

    This was delicious. Made it for company and they loved it. I didn't have butternut squash so substituted yellow squash. Also didn't take the time to peel the potatoes and squash as recipe suggested and it turned out great!

  • araucanita | Thu, Oct 28 2010 6:14 PM

    it is a great recipe and my husband loved it!!!

  • clodyclo | Thu, Mar 19 2009 5:36 PM

    I agree with the comment above. This is not really a stew, but rather a soup. It is really good, though, whoever put it up, nice!

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