Delicious and guilt-free, this take on rice and beans is packed with protein, fiber, and iron.
Soften rock-hard avocados by putting them in a paper bag with apples and bananas. The fruits release a gas that speeds up the ripening process.
Creamy avocado, crisp jicama, crunchy radish, and chewy pumpkin seeds provide an array of textures.
You can make this one-pot meal with beef or chicken, and with chorizo too.
For a lighter version of a Dominican sancocho, replace meat with red kidney beans.
Healthy Latin Eating by Angie Martinez and Angelo Sosa © 2015 Kyle Books; photographs © 2015 Christina Holmes. Used with permission from Kyle Books.