Former Idol contestant Naima Adedapo performs, makes chili

Known as a powerhouse vocalist, she made it to the the top eleven in season 10 of American Idol. Milwaukee's own Naima Adedapo joins FOX6 WakeUp to perform. Naima will also be showing us how to prepare vegetarian chili.

Vegetarian Chili Recipe


Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 box of Smart Ground Original Veggie Crumbles 

1 onion

1 green pepper

2 stalks of celery

Minced Garlic

3 cans of diced tomatoes

I can of Black Beans

1 can of Garbanzo Beans

I can of Dark Red Kidney Beans

1 bag of frozen corn (use only half)

1 bag of frozen green beans (use only half

1 bag of shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese


Chili Powder 


Patak's Curry Paste

Cooking Instructions:

1.) Dice onions, green peppers and celery.

2.) Sauté onions, garlic, celery and green pepper in olive oil

3.) Add a little chili powder, cumin and teaspoon of curry paste

4.) Add  diced tomatoes

5.) Add a little more chili powder, cumin and a teaspoon of curry paste

6.) Add black beans, garbanzo beans, dark red kidney beans, corn green beans and veggie crumbles

7.) Finally add Chili powder, cumin and one more teaspoon of curry paste and let simmer for about 15-20 mins over medium flame