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From the Kitchen Of Dr. Gwen Ford

  • Hugh Healthy 15Min Salad


    1 pound lean ground beef
    2 green peppers, finely chopped
    2 large yellow onions, chopped
    1 clove garlic
    1 quart canned tomatoes (or 2 to 3 pounds fresh)
    3 teaspoons sea salt
    1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
    1 tablespoon black pepper
    2 tablespoons chili powder
    1 teaspoon spanish paprika
    1 28 oz can red kidney beans (rinsed)

    Brown the ground beef in 3 tablespoonsof oil. Add garlic, green peppers, and onions, and cook until onions are translucent.
    Next, add tomatoes and all your spices.. except beans.
    Then simmer for about 1 hour.
    Add the beans.

    Serve with shredded cheddar cheese, or taco mix cheese. Serve while hot.
    If you have your favourite salad you'd like to share with our readers, please email me at gwen@easttntimes.com. Please include a picture.


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