What makes it Brazilian? rice and beans are the base of Brazilian cooking, and the preferred accompaniment to everyday meals, as opposed to, say, mashed potatoes in the U.S.

Prepare your stock Pot: Fill half way with water. Add in 2 cups of Vegetable Broth and 4 smoked Turkey necks.

Bring to a rapid boil for about 25 min and then reduce heat to a simmer.

Add in ½ cup each of black beans, chickpeas, edamame (either in the shell or shelled), & Kidney beans (white or dark).

You now have a pot of pure protein.

Add into your stock pot, after sautéing, half of an onion and 4 cloves of garlic, peppers (sweet red, yellow & orange), a teaspoon of red pepper flakes, hickory sea salt, cracked black pepper and 4 smoked Turkey sausages diced up into small coin sections.

I sautéd all the veggies in our Tuscan Olive Oil. (Have fun. Splash in some of your favorite hot sauce).

Let simmer for another 20 min on low to med.

Reduce heat and add in 1 cup of rice (white or wild).

Simmer another 15 min and turn off the heat.

Ready in 45-60 min. Enjoy. Warms you from the inside. Comfort food, but HEALTHY!!