Chilled Gazpacho Chili

This is a great dish for a warm August evening such as tonight…the next time you’re in the mood for the intense flavor and hearty taste of a chili but with a light, cool taste…be sure to whip up this refreshing gazpacho chili.

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Ingredients

  • Protein of choice (Ground Turkey, Chicken, Bison, Tofu, Tempeh, Seitan, etc.)
  • 1 can Eden Organic Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Red Onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Scallion (chopped)
  • 2 Cloves Garlic (chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1/2 cup Corn
  • 1  Poblano Pepper (chopped/seeded)
  • 3 Tbsp. Tomato Paste
  • 2 Tbsp.  Ground Cumin
  • 1 can Eden Organic Kidney Beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can Eden Organic Black Beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1/2 can Low-Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 Avocado (chopped)
  • 1 Mango (peeled and sliced)
  • 8 Lime Wedges
  • Nu-Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Heat a large saucepan over medium heat and add chicken broth, onion, poblano pepper, garlic and protein of choice.  Cook for 10 minutes or until protein source has fully cooked; stir frequently until protein starts to crumble.  Remove from heat.
  • Stir in chili powder, cumin, tomato paste, Nu-Salt and pepper, corn and both cans of beans.  Mix well.
  • Remove from heat and let cool in the refrigerator.
  • Transfer in to serving bowls and top with cilantro, mango and avocado slices.
  • Serve with limes.
  • Enjoy!

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Spaghetti n’ Oatmeal Balls

These balls are a nice alternative to your classic meatballs…they’re packed with heart healthy rolled oats and pair well alongside pasta for a delicious meal.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 cup Greek plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Vegan Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup Dried Cranberries
  • Nu-Salt/Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic vinegar
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup Kale (Steamed and chopped)
  • 1/2 lb. ground (your choice of protein: turkey, chicken, bison, seitan, tempeh, tofu, etc.)
  • 1 can Eden Organic Pasta Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup Pine Nuts (mashed)
  • Chili Powder to taste

Directions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Mix steel cut oats with warm water until oats form a nice consistency. Add steamed kale, Vegan Parmesan cheese, egg white, balsamic vinegar, minced garlic, dried cranberries, chili powder, Nu-Salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Add in desired protein source; continue to mix well.
  • Form mixture into balls and place into a baking sheet sprayed with olive oil cooking spray. 
  • Bake until balls start to brown and have a crisp outer layer.
  • Serve atop of whole wheat/gluten free pasta with more Vegan Parmesan Cheese and heated (in microwave or on stove top) Eden Organic Pasta Sauce.
  • Enjoy!