“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Vegetarian Chili with Brown Rice

November 26, 2018 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | 2 Comments
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Vegetarian Chili with Brown Rice. Green Bell Peppers, Red Bell Pepper, Onion, Celery, Jalapeño Pepper, Brown Rice, Cheddar Cheese, and Spices make up this delicious Vegetarian Dish. It’s from the Diabetes Self Management website (https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/). The Diabetes Self Management not only has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes but they also have current Diabetes news, Diabetes Management tips, Exercise plans, and more! Just a fantastic website so check it out today! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018!

Vegetarian Chili with Brown Rice

Vegetarian Chili with Brown Rice
Ingredients
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 stalk celery, diced
1 jalapeño pepper,* minced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups fat-free vegetable broth
1 can (about 14 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes
1 cup cooked brown rice
1 cup no-salt-added canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
6 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

Directions
Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell peppers, celery, jalapeño, and garlic; cook and stir 7 minutes.

Add broth, tomatoes, rice, beans, oregano, chili powder, salt, black pepper, and cumin. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Uncover; cook 10 minutes or until thickened.

Ladle chili into bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese.

*Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.

Yield: 6 servings. Serving size: 1 1/4 cups.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 137 calories, Carbohydrates: 23 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 378 mg, Fiber: 5 g
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