Tao Chili Recipe

Looking for an easy Tao Chili recipe? Learn how to make Tao Chili using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by vitalvogue

Makes 8 servings



Based on a recipe in The Tao of Cooking. I've doubled the seasonings (because it's yummy) and used the crock-pot (because I'm lazy). 1 serving is two whopping cups! Just check out those numbers!!!

Recipe Ingredients for Tao Chili

2/3 cup dry black beans
2/3 cup dry pinto beans
2/3 cup dry kidney beans
1 large onion
1 large yellow bell pepper
2 tsp ground cumin
3 tbsp chili powder
1/2 tsp Cayenne
2 tsp oregano
3/4 cup water (or more)
1 3/4 cup tomatoes with chiles
3 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes
1/4 cup cooking wine
1/4 cup TVP
1/2 cup whole wheat macaroni
1 tsp salt

Recipe Directions for Tao Chili

  1. Rinse the beans, put them in the slow cooker, and cover them (plus a couple of inches) with water. let sit ovenight at room temperature.

  2. In the morning, add the onion through the cooking wine. Cook on high all day, as many hours as you can.

  3. Stir in the TVP, pasta and salt. Let cook until pasta is done. Fill yer belly with warm goodness.

Categories

Main Dish, Soup, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 285.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
284
Calories from Fat
13
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.4g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
553mg
23%
Potassium
1018mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
51.5g
17%
Dietary Fiber
14.7g
59%
Sugars
10.8g
Protein
17.3g
Vitamin A 62% Vitamin C 72%
Calcium 15% Iron 34%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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