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Black Bean Chili over Soft Polenta

Black Bean Chili over Soft PolentaThis dish is good any time of year, but the fall weather always brings out the chili in me. ๐Ÿ™‚ย  It is a good source of fiber and protein and very low in fat, so it’s healthy and a perfect meal for the Fix It! Plan way of eating. I cut the recipe in half and still had plenty for leftovers.ย  It reheats very well.ย  The polenta becomes somewhat solid after being stored in the frig, but it becomes smooth and creamy again after adding a bit of water and heating in the microwave.ย  Just continue to add water, heat, and stir with a fork a time or two until it reaches its creamy consistency again.ย  I added chopped jalapenos to the leftover polenta when I re-heated it and we loved it that way!ย  You can also simply cut a thick slice of the cold polenta and brown it in a touch of oil in the skillet as well. Continue reading Black Bean Chili over Soft Polenta