Weekend Recipe:Cajun Kidney Bean Chili

Weekend Recipe:Cajun Kidney Bean Chili

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Cajun Kidney Bean Chili

This tasty, easy-to-prepare version of chili is a great addition to your Healthiest Way of Eating. Beans are a good source of health-promoting dietary fiber as well as a meatless source of protein. Enjoy!


Prep and Cook Time: 25-30 minutes 


·         1 medium yellow onion, chopped

·         1 medium yellow or red bell pepper, diced

·         3 cloves garlic, pressed

·         1 tsp paprika

·         1 TBS chili powder

·         1/2 tsp dried thyme

·         1/2 tsp dried oregano

·         1/2 tsp fennel seeds

·         1 tsp ground cumin

·         1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

·         2 cups cooked or 1 15 oz can (no BPA) kidney beans

·         1 15 oz can diced tomatoes

·         Salt, pepper and olive oil to taste

·         Optional: cooked ground turkey


  1. Chop onion and press garlic and let sit for 5 minutes tobring out their hidden health benefits.
  2. Healthy Sautéonion and bell peppers for 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, spices, tomatoes and kidney beans.
  4. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Season to taste with salt, pepper and olive oil.

Serves 2 

From www.whfoods.com