Saturday, February 2, 2013

Recipe for Today: Kim's Cajun Tofu Chili (vegan style)

Kim's Cajun Tofu Chili (vegan style)

I'm very happy to say, I actually created this recipe from scratch.  First chili recipe and my family loves it!

What you need...
  • 1 cup Garbanzo beans
  • 1 cup Great Northern beans
  • 1 cup Pinto beans
  • 1 cup Kidney beans
  • 6 cups water
  • 4 oz stiff tofu
  • 6 x 12 oz cans of pinapple
  • 2-16 oz can of Diced Tomatoes
  • 4 large fresh tomatoes
  • 6-8 Fresh Mushrooms
  • 4 oz. black olives
  • 4 stalks Celery
  • Cajun Seasoning (see Cajun Season recipe on previous blog)
  • 1-2 Tblsp chopped garlic
  • Grape Seed oil
What you do...
Soak and simmer Garbanzo beans, Great Northern beans, Pinto beans and Kidney beans in water 1 hour.  Dice and Trim tofu, fresh tomatoes, fresh mushrooms, celery.
Sautee garlic in oil, add mushrooms and tofu.
In large pot combine diced tomatoes, (fresh and canned), black olives, celery and pineapple.  Add Cajun season (as you taste).  Simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
Combine beans, tomato mixture, tofu and mushrooms.
Cook for 1-2 hours.

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