Plant Forward or Vegan
This protein, power packed, vitamin, mineral and fiber rich meal will help you replenish energy and restore your muscles after a workout.
The best thing about all of the ingredients is that they can be used in a variety of dishes like the Chipotle burger in the accompanying recipe, to make hummus in the snack recipe, to add cheese to the morning “cupcake” recipe or to have on hand for a ready to make pasta sauce.
½ Tbls. olive oil
½-1 yellow onion, diced small
1 fresh tomato, 1 red pepper ,1 bell pepper (you can add more, less depending on what you have on hand)
1 Tbls. Chili powder
¼ tsp cumin
¼ tsp chili seasoning or more depending on your heat desire
¼ tsp Cinnamon
¼ tsp Instant Coffee (optional)
2- cloves of garlic roasted/crushed
For main attraction, add:
½ lb. ground turkey or Gimme Lean meat substitute (reserve other package ½ for Chipotle Burgers in next recipe)
15 oz. pinto, red kidney, and chili beans or beans of your choice
1 can crushed roasted if available tomatoes
¼ cup Shredded fat free or low-fat cheese, organic dairy and/or plant based
Salt and Black pepper to taste
Garnish with Alfalfa Clover Sprouts (optional)
1. Heat sauté pan. Over medium heat, heat olive oil, and add onion and peppers until wilted.
2.Add garlic, red pepper, fresh tomatoes, ground turkey or plant-based meat option, salt, pepper.
3. Add bean mix with juice, crushed roasted tomatoes and seasoning.
4. Simmer for 45 minutes.
5. Remove from heat. Serve in individual bowls. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.
7. “Crown” with Alfalfa Clover sprouts just before serving.