Speedy Creole Bean Stew


2 cups bouillon
1 16-ounce bag frozen onion-pepper mix
1 bag baby spinach leaves (or use frozen spinach)
1 teaspoon liquid smoke seasoning
1 teaspoon Cajun spice mix
pinch cayenne, or to taste
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 cup bulgur
1 16-ounce can kidney beans
2-4 tablespoons rice vinegar

Bring the bouillon, vegetables and spices to a boil in a large pot. Stir in the tomato paste and bulgur, return to boiling and simmer 5-10 minutes, or until the bulgur is soft. Stir in the beans and 2 tablespoons of the vinegar and heat through. Taste and add as much of the remaining vinegar as you like.

4 servings