If you are a foodie like us, you must love trying new dishes of diverse ethnicities at home. Unlikely from all the traditional food recipe blogs, we are presenting American native foods. These American native foods are from Northern tribes of Native Americans that are long forgotten.
You definitely need to try these this weekend with your friends because they will give you a new perspective towards food. Also, they will remove your prejudices, if you have one, about the northern people.
Let’s not keep you waiting and begin revealing our super American native foods. We expect you to try at least one of these and share your experience with us.
This is a special recipe of the Pomo and Miwok tribes currently residing in California.They love making this bread and share it with their friends and family.
The best thing about this dish is that it is not only delicious but cheap as well because you don’t need to shake your budget for this.Let’s tell you the secret recipe here.
6 Tbsps of cornmeal
cold water, a total of 1/2 cup
add boiling water, 1 cup
Salt, only 1 tsp.
Butter, 1 Tbsp only
Dry active yeast, 1 packet
Lukewarm water, 1/4 cup
Mashed potatoes 1 cup
All-purpose flour 2 cups
2 cups finely ground leached acorn meal
Begin with getting a big bowl to mix your cornmeal with the cold water. Now as you add the prescribed amount of boiling water, allow it to cook for around two minutes. Blend it into a smooth mixture meanwhile.
Now you can stir in your salt with butter. Allow the mixture to get cool until it is lukewarm. Soften your yeas with lukewarm water in a separate bow. Add it with the rest of the ingredients as we mentioned above.
Knead the yeast until it becomes sticky. Now cover it and let is get double in size. Make loaves out if it and let it rest to rise. When you think it is ready, bake it at 375 F for 45-minutes.
A yummy loaf of bread is ready for you.
Three Sisters Soup: The best of American Native foods
You don’t necessarily have to have three sisters to make this soup and this soup is as interesting as the name suggests.
This is another special recipe for native American foods recipes.As the tribes lived in the North, they were to survive severe cold so this soup kept them warm enough. Let us reveal our recipe before you start drooling.
Add 4 lbs of winter squash
4 quarts of vegetable stock (or use water)
2 small diced, should be only yellow onions
Olive oil, only 1/4 cup
Chopped garlic, 1/4 cup
Dried thyme, only 2 tsps.
Ground black pepper, 1 tsp
Corn kernels, 1 lb. Could be either fresh or frozen
4 cans of Cannellini beans
Sliced green onions, only 1 bunch
1/2 cup white wine
Bay leaf, only 1 large
First of all, preheat your oven to 350 °F. Now slice your squash into half and take out all the seeds. When you are done, roast it for around 40 minutes. When it turns soft, allow it to get cool. Then you scrape out the flesh and save the liquid as you have to use it later. Blend until it gets totally smooth. You can use a blender or chopper for this purpose.
Now comes the yummy part as you sauté the onions in a large pot at medium heat until they get brown. Now you add the prescribed amount of garlic, thyme, and black pepper. Stirring them all until the garlic turns brown too.
The Last Step
Add in the stock in the mixture with bay leaf and squash. Allow your soup to simmer for a few minutes. Lastly, just add the rest of the ingredients as we have mentioned above in the ingredients section and keep simmering it for 20-minutes. Here you are, the yummy soup is ready!
You can use these recipes for weight loss too!
These Native American food recipes and Native American cooking methods are not only good for taste but they serve a great purpose for your diet control as well. If you are on a diet, you can use these amazing recipes as they have very low carbs whereas not all traditional foods contain it.
We hope while you tried at least one of these american native foods, you’d let us know your experience. Don’t forget to share it with friends and family because sharing is caring!