Black Bean and Chickpea Chilli
I was at my cabin and was trying to put together a meal that would be
b) satisfying and
c) a family pleaser
I think I was able to pull it off nicely with ingredients that I had on hand.
This recipe is easy, quick and nutritious!
Serves 4-6 people
2 Stalks of celery, chopped
2 medium carrots, chopped
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 each red and green pepper, chopped
1 small can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 tbsp dried jalapeno peppers or 2 -3 tbsp canned jalapeno peppers, chopped
2 -3 tbsp powdered chilli
2 tsp dried basil
2 tsp dried cumin
salt and pepper to taste
1 tbsp of oil
1 28oz can of diced tomatoes
2 cups of spinach or kale, chopped
Heat oil on medium heat in a large saucepan and add the celery and onion.
Cook for 3-5 minutes until fragrant and slightly soft
Add carrots and peppers and continue to cook for an additional 3 minutes stirring frequently to prevent sticking.
Add the spices and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes
Add spinach or kale and tomatoes to the pot, stir well, cover
and cook on low heat for an additional 30 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!