Cookbook:Three Sisters Soup

Three Sisters Soup
CategorySoup recipes
EnergyVaries per serving
TimeAbout 45 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Soup recipes

Three sisters soup is a classic Indigenous recipe steeped in the folklore of the three staples of Indigenous cultures in North America: corn, squash, and beans. This hearty and delicious soup pays homage to the rich heritage and agricultural traditions of Indigenous communities. It is wonderful on its own or served with freshly baked Indigenous bread.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

  1. In a large pot, combine the hominy, green beans, squash, and potatoes.
  2. Add water and chicken bouillon.
  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer until the vegetables are soft (approximately 10 minutes).
  4. In a separate pan, melt the butter and whisk in the flour. Stir the mixture into the soup.
  5. Increase heat to medium and cook until the soup thickens (approximately 5 minutes).
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve your delicious three sisters soup. Garnish with fresh herbs or Indigenous spices for added flavor.

Notes, tips, and variations edit

  • To enhance the Indigenous flavors, consider using traditional Indigenous spices or herbs.
  • Feel free to adjust the vegetable quantities to your preference.
  • See Three Sisters Stew for another variation.