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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 cups cooked pinto beans
  • 1 - 15 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped spinach, kale, or swiss chard

Directions

Heat oil over medium heat.  Add onions and celery cook for 5 - 7 minutes or until starting to soften.  Add garlic and cook another 1 minute.  Add beans, tomatoes, maple syrup, and chili powder and cook for 30 minutes.  Add apple cider vinegar, salt, and greens and cook for another 5 minutes until greens have wilted. 

Serve as a side or over brown rice with sliced avocado for a delicious meal.