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Owl Chili Recipe for Kids

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We created this adorable Owl Chili Recipe to share with you today! Your Kids will not only love the Owl, but will also love how delicious this chili is. We packed lots of hidden veggies in this chili and they will never notice. My boys always rave about this recipe and you can decorate the Owl in just a few minutes!

 

Owl Chili Recipe...your Kids will love this fun & easy vegetarian dinner!

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Owl Chili Recipe

  • 1 cups uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed Red Gold Tomatoes
  • 2 (19-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 slice of cheddar cheese
  • sour cream
  • 2 mini crescent rolls

Directions

Cook the quinoa according to the package directions…

Owl Chili Recipe...your Kids will love this fun & easy vegetarian dinner!

Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium heat. Chop your veggies into small pieces to hide them from your picky eaters…

Owl Chili Recipe...your Kids will love this fun & easy vegetarian dinner!

Add yoru chopped onion, bell peppers, garlic, and zucchini to the pan. Cook until softens and turns translucent, about five minutes. Add the chili powder and cumin, cook and stir one minute. Stir in the Red Gold tomatoes and black beans (reserving 2 for the eyes). Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer over high heat, then reduce heat to medium=low, cover and let simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in the reserved quinoa after the 20 minutes.

Owl Chili Recipe...your Kids will love this fun & easy vegetarian dinner!

Spoon the chili into a bowl. Add sour cream for the eyes and place your reserved black beans on top for the pupils….

Owl Chili Recipe...your Kids will love this fun vegetarian dinner and it's so easy to make!

Add the 2 mini crescents to the sides for wings.

Owl Chili Recipe...your Kids will love this fun & easy vegetarian dinner!

Cut out a beak and feet with your cheddar cheese.

Owl Chili Recipe...your Kids will love this fun & easy vegetarian dinner!

This Owl Chili Recipe is such a fun & healthy Fall dinner that the Kids will absolutely LOVE!

Owl Chili Recipe...your Kids will love this fun & easy vegetarian dinner!

 

Disclosure:  We have been compensated by Red Gold for this post, however these are honest opinions of our own.

Make sure to check out some of our other fun Owl creations here…

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  1. I just LOVE your creativity with the foods. This is great and please share more of it. I can hardly wait to do this with my boys. Thank you so much for sharing and God bless you and your gorgeous family!!