Thursday, October 22, 2009

ooooh, me so corny! vegan mofo day #22

i like me some chili. i also like a good pun on a terrible song by the infamous luther campbell. i also like feng-shuiing things. the pantry and the freezer needed to be purged, so this was the result! it's the time of year where it is always too dark to take a good outdoor food porn photo, so i had to use the flash. apologies.

chili-con-corny (get it?)

  • 2 c. pinto beans (cooked or canned, it doesn't matter. i defrosted some cooked from the freezer. if you choose to use canned, make sure to drain all the nasty sodium-y bean juice from the can)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 can of corn
  • 1 c. of tomato soup (prepared, i used imagine brand)
  • 1 t chili powder
  • 1 T ms. dash chipotle
  • 1/2 t cumin
  • 1/4 t cinnamon
  • 3/4 c frozen pepper/onion blend (kroger makes this, pre-chopped and ready to go!)
  • 1/2 t dried garlic, or 1 clove of fresh, minced
  • 2 small bay leaves

salt and pepper to taste

saute onion/pepper/garlic in some olive oil in a pan. add tomatoes, beans, corn, and tomato soup. add spices and bay leaves simmering for about 10 minutes. cool and store in fridge. tastes better the second day!

i garnished this dish with corn chips, avocado slices, tofutti sour supreme, and frank's red hot. it was super good.


Jeni Treehugger said...

That's a good photo for using the flash! I cleared out my fridge yesterday, ended up throwing most of it out though cos whilst I'd been in the UK mr treehugger had been eating nothing but fish, chips, eggs and baked beans. FOR 2 WEEKS!
I despair.
I too like corny word playing - your title made me giggle.

Sal said...

hurrah for puns and fridge purging!

Jenn said...

Me love you long time!

I have a retarded amounts of corn saved in my shoe-box sized freezer. I'm going to have to make this.

Tami (Vegan Appetite) said...

You just can't go wrong with chili. Or puns.

Chelsea said...

I really want that!!!!!!! Get in mah bellah!