This flavorful Peruvian dish is an interesting spin on a classic chili dish, featuring lima beans in place of the usual kidney or pinto. This recipe comes to us from our friends at Tomato Wellness and was developed by Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD.
Cooking Tip of the Week: Garlic can burn quickly, so it’s usually best to cook the onions first, then add the garlic to the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes more until the garlic begins to turn golden.
Food for Thought: Exploring traditional recipes from all around the world is a great way to learn about a healthy diet. This Peruvian dish features lima beans, a fiber-rich type of bean named after the capital of Peru, Lima. Ingredients like tomatoes, garlic, paprika, parsley and chili paste contribute antioxidants and other nutrients to the dish, which are important in preventing disease.
Family Dinner Conversation Starter: Which culture has the most delicious food in your opinion? Which new culture’s food would you like to try?