Quinoa And Bean Chili

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This cholesterol-free vegetarian chili is high in fiber and low in saturated fat, a dynamic duo that keeps your blood flowing to your muscles and organs. Plus, one serving packs about one-third of your daily potassium need, which keeps blood pressure in check and your heart and muscles in working order.

Quinoa, a gluten-free, easily digested grain with all of the essential amino acids you need to make muscle and other lean tissue, is also a source of fiber. Kidney beans supply protein and fiber, too, and they’re loaded with manganese, a mineral your body requires to produce energy, makecollagen, and help defend against cell damage.

No worries about leftovers, as this chili freezes well.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to the slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook 8-10 hours on low (or 4-5 hours on high).
  3. Remove bay leaf and stir well before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size (Makes 6 Servings)
Amount per serving Calories 315 Total Fat7 g Saturated Fat1 g Total Carbs54 g Protein13 g Fiber12 g Cholesterol0 mg Sodium

       

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