Friday, January 2, 2015

Vegetarian Chili

As a vegetarian, I have so many recipes for  vegetarian chili. Most of the time I create it as I go, without a recipe. It's usually based on ingredients that I have available.
I thought I'd post a recipe for beginning cooks or for those that don't have a good vegetarian chili recipe!

3 - (15oz.) cans of Black Beans (drain and rinse 2 of the cans, not the third one) Or a combination of 1 can of dark red kidney beans, 1 can of light red kidney beans and 1 can of black beans, all drained.
1 large Vidalia Onion, diced
3 Garlic Cloves, minced
2 TBS Vegetable Oil
4 tsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp Pepper
1/4 tsp Salt
2 (14.5 oz.) cans of Ro-Tel Tomatoes with Green Chiles.
1 - 12oz. package of Meatless Burger Crumbles
 1 Vegetable Bouillon Cube
2 C Water

Garnish Options:
Sour Cream
Shredded Cheese
Diced Avocado
Pickled Nacho Jalape├▒os

In a Cast Iron Dutch Oven on medium heat:
Heat the Oil
Salute until tender for 5 minutes.

Mix in:
Chili Powder
Saute 3 minutes longer.

Burger Crumbles

Bring to a boil on medium high heat.
Reduce heat to medium low.
Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Ladle into bowls and top with your choice of garnishes.

Peace in the Kitchen!

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