Spicy Black Bean and Corn Chili

Ingredients:

1 medium red onion, chopped
1/4 cup chicken broth or apple juice
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup zucchini, chopped
1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
2 cups corn (frozen or fresh off the cob)
2 (15 oz) cans whole tomatoes (30 oz. total)
1/2 cup natural brand chunky style salsa
2 (15 oz) cans black beans (30 oz. total)
2 Tbsp. chili powder
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. oregano
1 bag Mary’s Gone Crackers Chipotle Tomato Pretzels

Optional
1 cup cubed tofu
1 cup shredded chicken breasts
1 cup ground turkey breast

Preparation:

1. Rinse beans in colander to remove excess salt.

2. In a large saucepan or skillet, sauté the first 5 ingredients over medium-high heat for 2 minutes or until vegetables are softened.

3. Add the next 7 ingredients to the pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and continue to cook for 20 minutes (cover and stir occasionally).

4. Include any of the optional ingredients and allow to cook until meat is completely cooked.

5. Serve with Mary’s Gone Crackers Chipotle Tomato Pretzels.