Apr 21, 2013

BLACK BEAN CHILLI W/ CORN ON THE COB


ahhh comfort food! this hearty, healthy dish is perfect for a cool weekend night. it is packed full of protein, vitamin C, calcium and fibre... a vitamin and mineral booster in a bowl. 

how?

1 large cob of corn, halved
2 cups of shredded kale
1 cup of cooked black beans
1 x 400g tin of diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
1/2 brown onion, diced
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
salt and pepper, to taste

add your onion and garlic to a medium-sized sauté pan over medium heat. sauté with a dash of water until translucent. add the kale and cook until wilted (about 5 minutes). add the black beans, tinned tomatoes, cayenne, salt and pepper. cook until heated through. 

meanwhile, place the corn cob halves into a saucepan with boiling water and cook for 3-5 minutes. 

serve the chilli topped with the corn cob and a good seasoning with salt and pepper. 

serves 2

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