Veggie Canadian bacon and yams make this dish a natural for a holiday meal.
1V2 teaspoons olive oil V4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium yellow onion, chopped V2 cup chopped red bell pepper
4 slices veggie Canadian bacon, diced 1 large yam, peeled and cubed
2 medium Bosc pears, peeled and diced (2 cups) 1 medium plum tomato, diced V4 cup dry sherry
1 cup chicken-flavor vegetarian broth V2 cup golden raisins V4 cup flat-leaf parsley V3 cup nutritional yeast
Place oil and crushed red pepper in a 5-quart saucepan or electric frying pan and warm over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add garlic, onion, bell pepper, and diced bacon. Cook for 3 minutes. Add yams and cook mixture for 8 minutes, stirring frequently. Add pears, tomato, and sherry, and reduce heat to medium low. Add broth, raisins, parsley, and yeast. Continue to cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Analysis: per 1V2-cup serving
Enlightened Yams "Bacon," Pears, and Raisins Protein 7 g, carbohydrate 43 g, fiber 5 g, fat 2 g, saturated fat 0 g, cholesterol 0 mg, calcium 43 mg, sodium 111 mg Calories 205: from protein 12%, from carbohydrate 81%, from fat 7%
Traditional Yams, Bacon, Pears, and Raisins. Protein 7 g, carbohydrate 42 g, fiber 4 g, fat 12 g, saturated fat 6 g, cholesterol 26 mg, calcium 60 mg, sodium 243 mg Calories 298: from protein 9%, from carbohydrate 55%, from fat 36%
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