Wednesday, 6 March 2013

WIAW - Bean Tart

It is What I Ate Wednesday, brought to you by the adorable Peas and Crayons. And I am continuing my adventure with veggies and dabbling with veggie-friendly recipes.

I used the Minnesota Winter Chili Recipe from Scott Jurek's Eat and Run. It is packed with a ton of veggies, and it is delicious! It also makes a huge portion so you have enough for this recipe and enough to freeze for another dinner. That being said if you are keen to cut down on prep time - you can use a pre-made chili. I personal love the products from Amy's - they are organic and packed with delicious veggies, and they are both veggie and vegan friendly. 

Bean Tart

Minnesota Winter Chili
2 tbsp of coconut oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
8-10 mushrooms
1 cup of green bell pepper, chopped
1 jalopeno pepper (optional)
1 cup of frozen corn kernels
1 tsp group cumin
1/2 tsp coriander
2 tbsp chili powder
2 tsp of sea salt
1/2 tsp of black powder
1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
1 15-ounce can tomato puree
1 15-ounc can of kidney beans, drained
1 15-ounce can black beans, drained
1 15-ounce can red beans, drained
21/2 cups water

3x 1inch rectangles of cheddar cheese
6 sheets of phylo dough
3 tbsp of coconut oil
2 tbsp red chili flakes
2 tbsp of cumin
2 tbsp of garlic power
2 handful of raw spinach

  1. Add oil to a large pot. Saute the raw veggies and spices in the oil over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add all additional ingredients to the pot and simmer over medium-heat, covered, for 50 minutes until the veggies are cooked through. 
  2. Use 1/3 of the chili recipe (or 1 can of prepared chili) and set aside for the tart.
  3. Layer 3 sheets of phylo, with 2 inches over lapping. Brush with oil. And then sprinkle with spices.
  4. Layer a second layer of phylo over-top of the first spiced layer, and then cover with spinach and a thin layer of chili.
  5. Create a thin line of cheddar cheese down one side of the tart, and then slowly and gently roll the tart up into a log. Folding the open end under and tucking everything in. 
  6. Give the log one last brush with oil. It make flake and crack slightly, but that is okay. sprinkle with salt and cumin.
  7. Bake in the oven at 350 for 30 min.
  8. Finish with a 5 min Broil. Slice and Serve!
Hope you enjoy!
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