Vegan Bean Chili

Vegan Bean Chili
Ingredients
  • 1.5 Tbs cumin seeds
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tbs chili powder (optional)
  • 1.5 cups of finely diced mushrooms or for non-vegetarian version -shredded chicken breast
  • 1 zucchini (or eggplant) diced
  • 1 small sweet potato cut into bite sized squares
  • Two 15 oz cans of black beans rinsed
  • One 15 oz can of kidney beans rinsed
  • One 14 oz can of crushed tomatoes
  • 2 Tbs maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro
  • 1 cup Kale
  • Diced avocado (optional)
Directions

Toast cumin seeds dry in pot on medium heat for 2 mins, until you smell the aroma

Add olive oil, onion, garlic, stir until garlic is translucent.

Add in Chili powder, mushrooms, zucchini and potato and stir well. Saute 4 mins.

Add in beans, tomatoes, water, maple syrup, sea salt, cilantro. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

Remove from heat and stir in Kale.

Serve hot, garnish with avocado and cilantro.

Enjoy!

Inspired by Kris Carr

Skills

Posted on

November 14, 2014

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