slightly from a recipe shared by Melissa Knudson, MS, RD)
Tbsp. olive oil
medium onion, chopped
clove garlic, chopped (chop ~10 minutes prior to heating to
preserve the anti-cancer activity)
oz. package Green Giant Harvest Burgers® for recipes
(in the freezer at your grocery store)
oz. can white kidney beans (cannellini beans) - drained and
oz. can black beans - drained and rinsed
-16 oz. cans diced tomatoes
oz. can pumpkin (plain)
oz. can chopped green chilis
Tbsp. chili powder
tsp. unsweetened cocoa
bottles of beer as additional liquid (optional - non-alcoholic
beer works very well)
- Saute garlic
and onion in oil over medium high heat until limp (2-4 minutes).
- Add remaining
ingredients and mix evenly.
- Bring to
a boil and simmer on low for 1 hour
let the name of this recipe scare you. It is deliciously different.
Freeze left-overs in single serving containers or eat the remainder
for lunches during the week.