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A Plant-Based diet provides all nutrients for active living. It consists of whole grains, vegetables, fruits and beans. It excludes all animal protein (meat, poultry, fish, eggs, cheese, milk) refined grains and added oils while limiting sugar and salt.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
PRESIDENTIAL PICADILLO PIE
Red Bean Picadillo in a Polenta Crust
Add 1 cup Bob's Red Mill Corn Grits Polenta to 3 cups boiling water. Simmer until thickened and spread in pie plate.
Chop and simmer in broth or water 1 onion, 1 red pepper, 1 green pepper, 1 eggplant or zucchini. Add 2 cans rinsed red kidney beans and 8 oz tomato sauce.
Season with 2 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp garlic salt, 1/2 tsp ground cumin, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, and cayenne pepper . Stir in 1/4 cup pimento stuffed olives and 1/4 cup raisins.
Spoon hot spicy bean sauce into Polenta crust and serve with steamed greens.