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David Saint-Jacques' space chili recipe

To add variety to the standard Space Station menu, crew members can request a selection of some of their favourite foods. David Saint-Jacques enjoys a special chili, inspired by his wife's con caribou chili recipe.



Prior to preparing the chili, cook lentils according to package directions.

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions and cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the other vegetables to sear them, set aside.
  4. In the same pot, cook meat and spices.
  5. Add tomato paste and continue cooking for 5 minutes, while stirring.
  6. Add all ingredients, including the vegetables that were set aside.
  7. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 to 60 minutes, stirring frequently.

Credits: Canadian Space Agency, NASA

Credits : Canadian Space Agency, NASA

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