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Smoked paprika, I have alaways loved cooking with paprika - putting it in nearly everying! But I will never forget how mind blown I was when I discovered smoked paprika. The aroma as you remove the lid, the smokeyness and sweetness it adds to this chili's tomato base with a touch of heat. Hearty, wholesome and filling.
Follow timing on MANNA package, this time varies by +/- 3 minutes depending on the level of your simmer and how cold your fridge is. You want to ensure that the internal temperature reaches about 165°F/74°C, piping hot. Refresh bun in the oven. Bowl up desired amount, top with green onion & MANNA Drizzle that acts as a plant based sour cream in this dish. For added creaminess and sustenance, cut up some fresh avocado if you have some. Delish!
This chili is packed with protein, fibre, vitamins (A, C, K), and iron. By combining lentils & kale this dish has enhanced nutrient density. Adding cumin greatly benefits the digestive system by stimulating digestive enzymes.
Protein: Whole wheat combined with legumes creates complete protein and provides all the essential amino acids allowing the body to form proteins necessary for growth & development.
Fibre: Fibre dense legumes (black beans, kidney beans, lentils), carrots, and tomatoes feed friendly bacteria in the digestive tract. helping to maintain larger populations
Vitamin A: Providing over 275% of the minimum daily requirement for Vitamin A, this dish supports the immune and inflammatory functions throughout the digestive tract. Carrots and kale are excellent sources of vitamin A.
Vitamin C: Vitamin C helps prevent damage to cells and helps absorb iron in the intestine. Bell peppers, kale, tomatoes, and parsley are excellent sources of vitamin C.
Vitamin K: Key to helping regulate the body’s inflammatory process, this dish provides over 125% of the minimum daily requirement. Kale is a spectacular source of vitamin K.
Iron: Eating foods rich in iron such as legumes, kale, and sesame seeds will help support transportation of vital oxygen throughout the body.
*Daily nutritional values are obtained from the Canada Food Guide and are based on three primary daily meals with intermittent snacking.