3 Sisters Casserole

Prep Time:
10 minutes (plus overnight to soak beans)

Cook Time:
10 hours

Total Time:
10 hours, 10 minutes (plus overnight to soak beans)


3 Sisters Casserole

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If you don’t know what to bring to your next potluck or party, then you should try out this 3 Sisters Casserole recipe. It is a delicious, vegetarian-friendly, gluten-free dish that combines the perfect blend of spices, fresh vegetables and protein. This dish is perfect for vegetarians that want something filling and flavorful.

To start, mix the great northern beans with the ground quinoa, corn masa, basil, olive oil, salt and pepper. These ingredients come together to add a lot of flavors to the beans in the recipe. If you're short on time, you can always substitute canned beans, making this recipe easier and more convenient.

Next, sauté the vegetables in a pot or pan. Add seasonings like thyme, cumin and chili powder while you slow-cook the vegetables to perfection, allowing the flavors to meld together.

If you're looking to add a little heat to the dish, you can include some diced jalapeño or serrano peppers in the vegetable mix.

The 3 Sisters Casserole is perfect hearty and delicious dish for any occasion, from a casual family dinner to a potluck with friends. It's also a great dish to make ahead of time, as it can be stored in the refrigerator for several days and reheated in the oven for a quick and easy meal.



  1. In a large bowl, combine beans and water, soak 3 hours or overnight. Drain beans, reserve.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together ground quinoa, corn masa, basil, olive oil, ¼ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper and 3 cups vegetable broth.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in slow cooker; mix thoroughly. Top with quinoa mixture. Cook on high for 5 hours or low for 10 hours. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

TIP: To cut down prep time, use canned Great Northern Beans instead of dry. Drain and rinse the beans before adding to the slow cooker. No soaking required!

Recipe Courtesy of ALDI Test Kitchen    


Calories 290 Total Fat 3.5g Sodium 470 mg Total Carbohydrate 57g Fiber 11g Sugars 6g Protein 12g

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