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Best Of You: Pre Workout, Post Workout, Whey Protein and Super Greens

Vegan Winter Chilli

 

This hearty meal feeds four and will keep you warm as the weather turns. Packed full of greens, it’s not just good for your body – it’s good for your soul.

Preparation: 30 minutes then cook for 30 minutes

Serves: 4

 

Ingredients

• 1.5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

• 2 heaping cups diced sweet onion

• 2 tablespoons minced garlic (about 4 med/lg cloves)

• 2 jalapeños, seeded (if desired) and diced

• 1 cup diced celery

• 1 lg. red bell pepper, seeded and diced

• 1 (28-oz) can diced tomatoes

• 1 cup vegetable broth

• 6 tablespoons tomato paste

• 1 (15-oz) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed

• 1 (15-oz) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed

• 2 tablespoons chili powder

• 2 teaspoons ground cumin

• 1 teaspoon dried oregano

• 1/2-3/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt, or to taste

• 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

• 1 teaspoon hot sauce

 

Method

This hearty meal feeds four and will keep you warm as the weather turns. Packed full of greens, it’s not just good for your body – it’s good for your soul.

  1. In a large pot, saute the onion and the garlic in the oil over medium heat until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Season with a pinch of salt and stir.
  2. Add the jalapeños, celery, and bell pepper and saute for another 5-7 minutes or so, until softened.
  3. Now add the can of diced tomatoes (with the juice), broth, and tomato paste. Stir to combine. Increase heat to medium-high.
  4. Add the drained and rinsed beans, along with the chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, cayenne, and hot sauce. Simmer the mixture until thickened, about 10-15 minutes and adjust seasonings to taste if necessary.
  5. Serve with Homemade vegan sour cream, chopped green onion, and cilantro leaves, if desired.

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11 Nov
2014
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Best Of You for Men and Women: Pre Workout, Post Workout, Whey Protein and Super Greens