If you've never experienced the combination of cocoa and chilli, try this delicious stew and discover what Mexicans have known for centuries--that they are a match made in heaven.
If you don't have the time to soak and cook dried beans, substitute 2½ cups (475g) of drained and rinsed canned beans. Skip step 1 and add the beans in step 3 with 1 cup (250 ml) vegetable stock, preferably homemade.
Red kidney beans – and all other pulses – are a good source of dietary fibre, particularly soluble fibre which can help to reduce high blood cholesterol levels.
GI estimate low.
I added corn and used sweet potato instead of the pumpkin. I left the capsicum and marjoram out and used raw cacao powder instead of cocoa powder. I also used Mexican chilli powder instead of hot chilli powder. Both adults and kids enjoyed this. - 27 Jul 2013