- 2/3 or more vegetables (including cancer-fighting beans) and
- 1/3 or less lean animal protein.
Did you know? Red and green chile peppers contain cancer-fighting phytochemicals. Red pepper's capsaicin is anti-inflammatory, according to research findings. But this one-pot meal can be as spicy – or not – as you wish.
This chili recipe from the AICR Test Kitchen uses walnuts to add crunch and healthful omega-3 fats.
Ground turkey replaces ground beef, since eating more than 18 ounces of red meat per week is strongly linked to colorectal cancer. And beans add cancer-fighting fiber to the mix. The yellow pepper adds a bright, appetizing color and its sweet fruity taste contrasts well with the tomato-chili base
For 6 servings
Per serving: 290 calories, 13 g total fat (2 g saturated fat), 124 g carbohydrates,
19 g protein, 7 g dietary fiber, 640 mg sodium
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