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Vegetable Chili with Corn Dumplings

Servings
10

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs. brown sugar

Cornmeal dumplings

  • 3/4 cup fine yellow cornmeal
  • 2/3 cup hot water
  • 1/4 cup unbleached white flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup farmer cheese or ricotta cheese
  • 12-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 4 medium zucchini, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 large green bell pepper, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbs. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 (28-oz) cans Italian plum tomatoes with juice

Preparation

In large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, zucchini, bell peppers and garlic and cook, stirring often, until softened, 15 minutes. Add jalapeƱo, parsley, cilantro, chili powder and cumin and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add tomatoes with juice, tomato sauce and sugar; simmer 10 minutes. Add beans; simmer 10 minutes more.

Dumplings: In medium bowl, mix cornmeal and water. Add flour, salt, cilantro and cheese. Form mixture into 1-inch balls. Add dumplings to stew, stirring gently to submerge. Simmer until dumplings are cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 225
  • Carbohydrate Content 29 g
  • Cholesterol Content 8 mg
  • Fat Content 8 g
  • Fiber Content 1 g
  • Protein Content 8 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 2 g
  • Sodium Content 826 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g