Not So Sloppy Joes

by Chef AJ, author of Unprocessed


2 cups red onion, diced (one large)

2 cups red bell pepper, diced (one large)

2 cloves garlic, pressed

1 can dice salt-free tomatoes (14.5 oz)

1 can salt-free tomato paste (6 oz)

1 tsp chili powder

2 Tbsp sun-dried tomato powder

2-15 oz cans salt-free black beans, drained

1 lime, juiced


In a non-stick pan, water saute onions, peppers and garlic for 7-8 minutes until soft and translucent. Add diced tomatoes, tomato paste, sun-dried tomato powder and beans. Stir until well  combined and cook for another 2-3 minutes until heated. Remove from heat and stir in lime juice.

Chef's note: Great served over a bed of steamed kale.