Chile Con Carne

Course : Chili
Serves: 4
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This requires some creativity and open-mindedness in regard to the taste buds. Most of the chile I made in my life before low carbing was filled with high carb things like corn, rice, etc. What you have to go for is getting the same textures and tast
 

Ingredients:

1/2 pound ground meat (hamburger, chicken, turkey etc.)
2 ounces extra firm tofu cubed
4 ounces cauliflower cooked , chopped or mashed
1 ounces pinenuts or chopped almonds
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 ounces cheese shredded (mozzerella or cheddar)
1 tablespoons pesto sauce (optional)
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon cumin
 

Preparation / Directions:

Brown meat in skillet along with tofu cubes. This keeps the tofu from sticking and gives it a brown color as well. Cauliflower can be cooked from fresh in the microwave for about 5 minutes in a little water or use leftover cauliflower from a meal. Transfer meat and tofu into a microwave safe bowl along with rest of the ingredients( EXCEPT CHEESE) Stir to coat the ingredients with the tomato paste. Top with grated cheese and microwave until cheese melts.

*Note: If you're not a big fan of tofu, you can leave that out. But tofu is a good "flavor-soaker-upper" and gives it some different texture in ther


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