NO MEAT SLOPPY JOE
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small chopped onion
4 ribs chopped celery
2 large chopped carrots
1 small chopped green bell pepper1 clove garlic, minced
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes UNDRAINED
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, DRAINED & RINSED
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, celery, carrot, green pepper, and garlic: saute until tender
Stir in tomatoes, chili powder, ketchup, vinegar, and pepper.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
Stir in kidney beans, and cook an additional 5 minutes. Serve ontop 1/2 cup of brown rice.
Kidney Bean Salad
1 can of kidney beans, drained
1 Tablespoon of Relish
1 1/2 Teaspoons of grated onion
2 Tbs. of mayonaise
Dash of salt and pepper
Mix all together and chill a few hours. Stir before serving. When ready to serve cut a tomato open like a flower and put kidney bean mixture ontop or just serve alone as a side.
Chickpea & Tomato Salad
Toss together 1 can of drained chickpeas with 3 cups of freshly chpped tomatoes.
1/4 cup of fresh dill, and 1/4 cup of fresh basil both chopped
2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil and 1 clove of minced garlic
Let stand 15 minutes, then season with a sprinkle of sea salt optional and some pepper.
Chill Makes 4 servings.