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Black Bean Chili for the Big Game

Taste and Savor's Chef Nancy Waldeck shares the ultimate chili for the big game on 'Atlanta & Company'

Gear up for the big game with Taste and Savor's Chef Nancy Waldeck on Atlanta & Company:

Black Bean Chili

  • 2 TB Avocado or Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Chopped Red Onion
  • 1 Yellow or Orange Bell Pepper Seeds and Chopped
  • 3 Grated Garlic Cloves
  • 2 (15 OZ) Cans Black Beans
  • 2 (15 OZ) Cans Fire Roasted Chopped Tomatoes
  • ½ Cup Orange* Lentils
  • 4 Cups Veggie Broth
  • 1 TB Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Dried Oregano
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Cilantro
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Green Onions, plus more for garnish
  • Sea Salt and Black Pepper to taste

Sauté the onion and pepper in the oil. When soft, about 5 – 7 minutes, add the garlic and cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the next 8 ingredients to the pot and simmer for 20 – 30 minutes. When warmed through, stir in the cilantro and green onions. Season with salt and pepper. Top with additional green onions, shredded cheddar and nonfat greek yogurt.

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  • Sharp Cheddar
  • Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Lime Juice
  • Roasted Pork (400F for 20 minutes)
  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes (4 Cups Chopped (about ½”) Sweet Potatoes, roasted at 425F for about 30 minutes with a sprinkle of turmeric, salt, pepper and tossed or sprayed with Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
  • Salsa
  • Avocado
  • Corn Chips or Strips
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Wine for the Game

The biggest football game of the year calls for an American Wine – we have a yummy Zinfandel from Lodi California. This deep dark red wine with its smoky, cherry flavor will pair perfectly with the warm and yummy chili!

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