Black bean and Rice Stew

It is the time of year where you want to start cuddling in your blankets and eating comfort food on those cold days.  This one is a filling warm bowl that can be made for the whole family.

You need:

1 carton of Vegetable broth

1 cup of canned Tomatoes (whole or diced)

1 cup of Brown Rice (cooked)

2 cups of Black Beans (cooked)

1 small onion

1 medium Carrot

2 Tbsp of Chili Powder

1 Tbsp of Cumin

2 Tsp of Garlic Powder

2 Tsp of Sea Salt

1) Cook rice and black beans (follow instructions on package).

2) Dice Onion and sizzle in pot with 1 tbsp of grapeseed oil.  Once onion has turned translucent add chopped carrot.

3) While vegetables sizzle until cooked, add vegetable broth, black beans and tomatoes to a food processor or blender.  Then add all spices and salt, and blend until smooth.

4) Add broth mixture to pot with vegetables and stir in rice.  Let cook until heated then serve, or freeze for another day.