Black Bean Chilli
Batch cooking makes life easier. Fact. And the Black Bean Chilli is an ideal batch cook recipe to reheat after a busy day at home or work. This recipe is high in fibre too which comes with its own multitude of health benefits.
30% of the recommended daily intake of fibre in just one serve!
Increasing the amount of fibre in a meal is great for not only gut health and lowering cholesterol, but fibre is also a key component to keeping you feeling fuller for longer. In terms of variety of plants this is a great meal to make a good indent towards the weekly goal of 30+ with 9 different plants included and even more if you serve with additional vegetables!
Key Nutrients – Black Bean Chilli
Fibre – Fibre plays an important role in maintaining gut health and regular bowel movements and this recipe contains 30% of the recommended daily intake.
Iron – With approximately 6mg per serve with iron coming from both the mince beef, the black beans and the lentils. Increase the absorption of iron by serving with an additional vitamin C source, for example, broccoli or baby spinach.
Vitamin B3 Niacin – A key nutrient used as a coenzyme in over 200 reactions in the body and one important one, is the process of converting the food we eat into energy.
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Amy Savage is a qualified Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutritional & Dietetic Medicine and is available for consultations online and in Sydney CBD. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.