Chili is such a great and simple meal to make and it doesn't take a lot of time either, just the prep work to get all of the vegetables ready and then once they’re all in the pot, just letting the entire mixture simmer; but all in all it really doesn't take a lot of time to make.
Try out this vegetarian quinoa chili for dinner some night! It is a quick and easy meal that the whole family will love. With all the flavours of chili with meat in it you won't even know the difference! This recipe would be great for any meal of the night or even to bring to a gathering or potluck dinner and it would be awesome for all the vegetarians - they would really appreciate it, no doubt!
Quinoa is such an awesome food to eat, it is a super food packed full of nutrients. Quinoa is very high in protein, antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E and it is cholesterol free and really low in fat. Plus it is a great source of iron and fibre. If you are vegetarian or vegan or just don't eat a lot of red meat like me, quinoa is a great source of all of the nutrients you need. Plus the beans in this chili are also a super good form of protein for your body, so you don't really need the meat for protein at all.
There are so many great meatless alternatives for meals and this is definitely one of them! You can even make it vegan if you leave out the cheese and sour cream toppings, so this is a total crowd pleaser. Packed with tons of veggies, there is so much good nutritious food in this one meal! Put it on your weekly menu or make a bunch and freeze it so you can have ready made meals in minutes!
I found this delicious meat-alternative chili recipe over at the Cooking Classy website. This is an awesome blog created by Jaclyn, a twenty-something writer, photographer and foodie who says cooking is her greatest passion in the whole wide world. Jaclyn is also a wife and mom and she’s so busy, it’s hard to believe she has time to cook – but she finds it because she loves it so much. She loves to cook but hates to clean and is looking for someone to trade with her. Interested?! She would love for you to check out her website and follow her if you like what you see.
At Cooking Classy, you won’t just find vegetarian chili recipes! If you are a meat eater, rest assured, you will find lots of beef, chicken, pork, and fish recipes too. If you need ideas for salads and appetizers, main courses, breakfasts, lunches, and full course dinners, you will be pleasantly surprised to discover them here as well. Drinks and desserts? She’s got you covered.
Yes indeed, over at Cooking Classy, there are recipes for just about everything you can think of, including soups, sandwiches, ice cream, cookies, pies, and even cheesecakes.
So, if you want the full recipe for scrumptious Quinoa Chili and so much more, please head on over to “Cooking Classy” website by following the link in the description below!
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