Healthy Black Bean Chilli

Healthy Black Bean Chilli

in Nutrition by inspiredchanges 1 Comment

Day #14 Blog

Prep Time:20 Min
Cook Time:1 Hr 15
Min Ready In:1 Hr 35 Min

Ingredients
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 lb of ground turkey (optional)
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 (15 ounce) cans black beans, undrained
1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

Directions
1.Heat the oil in a large heavy pot over medium heat; cook onion and garlic until onions are translucent. Add turkey and cook, stirring, until meat is brown. Stir in beans, tomatoes, chili powder, oregano, basil and vinegar. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 60 minutes or more, until flavors are well blended.
Amount Per Serving Calories: 336 | Total Fat: 9.1g | Cholesterol: 56mg

Health Benefit of Black beans – Black beans are very nutritious and contain many healthy benefits such as;
They are rich in fiber, which helps in lowering cholesterol.Black beans contain the antioxidant anthocyanins, which are richly found in only some other fruits, like grapes, cranberries and oranges.Black beans help you fight against cancer and the process of aging.A combination of black beans and brown rice is also rich in fat-free, high quality protein.Black beans contain insoluble fiber, which prevents constipation and also increases the stool bulk. Several digestive disorders, like irritable bowel syndrome and diverticulosis, can also be cured by the insoluble fiber present in black beans

Hope you enjoy this recipe , I made it last week without the Turkey -Vegetarian Style and my family loved it!

Health and Happiness,

Inspired Changes ( www.inspiredchanges.ca)

Leah