VEGETARIAN CHILI

 

  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Servings: 6 - 8
  • Preparation Time: 15

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced, to taste
  • 1 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 1 12 oz. package of veggie soy-product 'crumbles' (need not be defrosted)
  • 1 28 oz. can chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of chili powder (to taste)
  • 1 21 oz. can kidney beans, drained and rinsed of liquid
  • 1/2 cup of a quality red table wine (Merlot is good too, but red wine is best)
  • shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Melt the shortening in a large soup pot; add the next 3 ingredients.
  • Add the remaining ingredients; stir.
  • Simmer for about 15 minutes to allow the flavors to 'marry'.
  • Serve with shredded Cheddar cheese.

Notes

I honestly do not know where I got this recipe, but I make it often in winter. It is easy to make and tastes better the next day.

Categories: Chili  High Fiber  High Protein  Vegetarian 

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