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Corn soup/three sisters

Contributor : robonurse

Tribal Affiliation : Akwesasne Mohawk

Orgin of Recipe : I learned how to make corn soup in Toronto but adapted the healthier method because I am a nurse!

Type of Dish : Today's Native Dishes

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Ingredients

  • 5 cups prepared white corn
  • 3 cups prepared kidney beans
  • 1 cup cooked pumpkin/squash
  • 1 smoked turkey thigh
  • 3 quarts/litres water
  • several fresh sage leaves
  • 1 tbsp/ 15 ml salt add tsp at a time to taste
  • 1 small onion

Directions

Healthier and tastier
Corn soup/three sisters soup!
Boil gently a smoked turkey thigh in 3 quarts/litres water for about 1 hour until the meat comes away from the bone. Leave the bone in take the meat out to cool. Add 5 cups prepared white corn, 3 cups prepared kidney beans rinsed and small onion minced. Boil gently for 15 minutes and then add chopped sage leaves,salt and squash for another 15 minutes. Add more water and or vegetable stock if it is too stew like rather than soup.
White corn is sold prepared at many Haudenosaunee reserves in corner stores in 4-6 cup bags. Don't worry about exact measurements.

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