Mediterranean Chili

Published on June 10, 2015

For an interesting version of this popular comfort food, try this infusion of the Mexican and Mediterranean cuisines.

This chili includes zucchini and sweet peppers, an excellent source of carotenoids (over 30 different members of the carotenoid family) thought to provide the health benefit of decreasing the risk of certain cancers and eye disease.

Cumin is good for the immune system, extremely helpful with digestion and related problems and is generally considered a boost to overall health.

Mediterranean Chili

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Instructions

Saute onions and garlic in the oil for 5 minutes. Add peppers and cook 5 minutes. Add zucchini and cook five minutes. Add seasonings and cook 1 minute. Add tomatoes, beans, and meatballs and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.

Serve with lots of fresh cilantro, stir in a heaping tablespoon of plain yoghurt and sprinkle with fresh cilantro.

Meatballs

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