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. pumpkin chili mexican scramble .

The beans and egg whites in this dish give it a filling protein punch, while the addition of salsa and avocado provide a Mexican twist to an other wise earthy chilli.

Ingredients (serves one)

  • ½cup mixed, frozen vegetables (corn, peas, carrots, green beans)
  • 1 tsp. coconut oil
  • ½ cup canned pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup kidney beans
  • ½ tsp. curry powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 egg whites
  • handful of spinach
  • salsa
  • ¼ avocado, sliced

Instructions

  1. Defrost frozen veggies.
  2. Over medium heat, saute the frozen veggies in coconut oil for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add pumpkin puree, beans, and spices, mixing until fully combined.
  4. Cover and let cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour egg whites over the pumpkin mixture, incorporating slightly. Toss in a handful of spinach, cover, and let cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  6. When egg whites begin to set and spinach has wilted, stir entire mixture to combine evenly, letting cook a few more minutes.
  7. When slightly cooled, transfer to a bowl, top with a dollop of salsa, the sliced avocado, and enjoy!

Happy Eating!

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25 Comments leave one →
  1. May 31, 2011 10:55 am

    Oh. My. Goll.

    [Yum!]

  2. July 8, 2011 8:36 am

    you are such a genius. I am making this SOON!!!

  3. Sarah permalink
    July 18, 2011 7:52 pm

    This looks so yummy! Is there a vegan equivalent that I can use in please of the egg whites?

  4. August 24, 2011 11:17 pm

    Mmmm, your getting me hungry just viewing your delicious creation 🙂 Great creativity! Might try adding smoked paprika, cumin, and chili powder as well!

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