This recipe is dedicated to all those vegetarians out there! As I was perusing the health food section of the store last week I noticed a package of
At home I hurriedly removed the meat product from the package to eradicate the evidence. I have to admit it had a weird consistency when I placed it in the pan.
|"meat" and garlic|
|Real deal meatless meal!|
My hubby arrived home and slowly made the trek down our long hallway to the kitchen followed closely by his friend for life, Baci,
I served the chili and waited for the initial bite and the verdict. He actually liked it! How do I know? He had seconds! This is now a healthy option to add to my repertoire of meatless meals.
2 T oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 c onion, chopped
12 oz package "meat"
1/2 tsp cumin
1 bay leaf
1 chopped chipotle chili (from can)
Place the above ingredients into a large pot. Cook through until the onion is soft or 5 minutes. Add the following:
15.5 oz can of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
8.75 oz can of kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 c frozen corn
1/2 c tomato sauce
1/2 c water
Bring to a boil, cover, lower heat and simmer for about 30 minutes. Serve with green onions and grated cheese on top. This was very good and healthy, too!