Mardi Gras Beans
These have been a favorite on the lunch buffet during the Maximum Weight Loss Program.
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Place the onions, celery, carrots, bell pepper and garlic in a large pot with the vegetable broth. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms and cook another 5 minutes. Add the beans, tomatoes, herbs and pepper flakes. Cook an additional 15 minutes, then add the mustard, brown sugar and chard. Cook for 5 more minutes. Serve hot over brown rice.