This is an easy meal to throw together. Everything is in one pot and it's hearty and filling. It is warmth and comfort in a bowl, and who can argue the wonderfulness of that?!
Pumpkin, Black Bean & Quinoa Chili
- 1 large onion, diced
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 2 15oz cans diced tomatoes, with juice
- 2 15oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 15oz can pure pumpkin
- 1/2 tsp cinamon
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 tsp thyme
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 2 tsp chili powder
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 cup dry quinoa
- Green onions, sliced for garnish (opt)
-- Saute onion in large soup pot or dutch oven until soft -- 7-10 minutes.
-- Add everything else, minus quinoa and stir until combined well and pumpkin is incorporated
-- Add quinoa, bring to a boil, then reduce and simmer uncovered 20 minutes until quinoa is fully cooked. Stir occasionally.
-- Serve with green onions as garnish, if desired