Healthy chili

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Firm tofu; crumbled
1 Clove garlic; minced
1 tablespoon Chili powder
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 cup Onion; chopped
1 large Green pepper; chopped
1 Carrot; thinly sliced
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil; soy
1 cup Tomatoes; chopped
16 ounces Tomato sauce; canned
15 ounces Canned dark red kidney beans
½ teaspoon Dried basil; crushed
1 teaspoon Cumin
1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
6 ounces Tomato paste; canned (optl)
Salt; to taste
4 cups Cooked brown rice
Minced onion
Cheddar cheese; grated
Avocado

OPTIONAL GARNISHES

In a mixing bowl, combine tofu, garlic, chili powder and Worcestershire sauce; set aside.

In a large skillet, saute onion, green pepper and carrot in soyoil until onion becomes transparent. Add tofu mixture; cook and stir 3 minutes over medium heat.

Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, kidney beans, basil, cumin, cayenne and, if desired, tomato paste. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Salt to taste.

Serve on brown rice. Garnish with minced raw onion, grated cheddar cheese and avocado, as desired.

Nutritional information per 1-cup serving: 320 calories, 0 cholesterol, 10½ grams fat, 17 grams protein, 597 milligrams sodium, 43⅘ grams carbohydrate

Sources: and the U.S. Soyfoods Directory Web site Posted to Digest eat-lf.v097.n184 by KitPATh <phannema@...> on Jul 21, 1997

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