Cajun Kidney Bean Chili

cajun chile should be served with corn bread, which makes a tasty, well-balanced meal

cajun chile should be served with corn bread, which makes a tasty, well-balanced meal

cajun chile should be served with corn bread, which makes a tasty, well-balanced meal
red and yellow bell peppers bring antioxidants and other nutrients which are good for stopping the ravages of time
cooking slowly brings out all the flavors of the chile
cajun chile can be as hot as you like it

Prep and Cook Time: 25-30 minutes


Ingredients:

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
1 15 oz can kidney beans
1 15 oz can diced tomatoes
Salt, pepper and olive oil to taste
Optional: cooked ground turkey
Directions:

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

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