Gabe's Chili (vegetarian and gluten-free)
1 cup TVP, reconstituted (see below)
2 cans red beans, drained
2 cans black beans, drained
4 stalks chopped celery
2 green bell peppers, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp chopped parsley
1 tsp oregano
1-2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp paprika
1 LARGE can tomato sauce (28-30 oz, depending on brand)
8 oz water
To reconstitute TVP - Combine 1 cup dry TVP and 1 cup hot water in a bowl. Let sit 5 minutes or so.
In a large pot, saute everything except the beans, tomato sauce and water over medium heat, until onions are translucent.
Add the remaining ingredients and stir thoroughly.
Simmer 2-3 hours, stirring every 15-20 minutes.
Pairs Well With
Gabe made this. It's yummy. It's also good with cornbread, or rice, or cheese on top, or over baked potatoes.