Tempeh Chili

"My friend Diane sent this to me today and she got it from Dr. Weil's Recipe of the Day. This is a high-protein chili with the benefits of soy. If you haven't tried tempeh (a fermented cake of soybeans and whole grains)it's a great substitute for meat. You can substitute any canned beans for the kidney beans."
 
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Ready In:
1hr
Ingredients:
13
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Heat the olive oil in a large sauce pan. Add the chopped onion, red and green peppers, Jalapeno and the crumbled tempeh. Stir fry for 5-6 minutes.
  • Stir in the cumin, garlic, salt, canned tomatoes, beans, cilantro and Chipotle chili if using. Allow this mixture to simmer for about 40 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with soy cheese if you like. Using a soy based cheese will keep this recipe Vegan.

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  1. N8815
    I cooked tempeh for the first time today using this recipe. I'm not a vegetarian, but I really enjoyed this! My husband liked it too. I'll make this again. Chef Joey Z, you didn't indicate when the garlic should be added. Thanks so much for posting this one!
     
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