Wednesday, January 7, 2009

YUM - Vegetarian chili, courtesy of Integrative Nutrition

Vegetarian Chili

Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cooking Time:
30 minutes
8 servings

1 tablespoon olive oil1 medium onion, chopped3 cloves garlic, minced2 tomatoes, diced, (or one can organic diced tomatoes)1 carrot, cut into quarter moons1 tablespoon chili powder1 teaspoon ground cumin3 cups cooked or canned red, black or kidney beans1 cup water2 tablespoons organic tomato paste1 teaspoon sea salt

Heat oil in a large heavy pan and sauté onions and garlic for 3 minutes.
Add tomatoes, carrots, chili powder and cumin and sauté for 5 minutes.
Slowly add beans, water, tomato paste and salt.
Cook on low to medium heat for 20 minutes.

Add as many veggies as you like such as bell peppers, zucchini and corn kernels.