Simple Mid-Week Meal
2/08/2012 | | Share

Looking for a quick and easy meal to make in the midst of a busy week?  Here’s a recommendation from Wellness Nation Coach Robin Brandes.  There are more “Robin Tips” available in the Resources under Recipes.  Enjoy!

Cajun Bean Chili

Prep and Cook Time: 15-20 minutes


  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow or red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 TBS chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin


  1. Sauté onion and bell peppers for 5 minutes.  If using, add cooked ground turkey.
  2. Add garlic, spices, tomatoes and kidney beans. (adjust seasonings if adding turkey)
  3. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Season to taste with salt, pepper and olive oil.

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