Vegetarian Lentil Chili

Vegetarian Lentil Chili

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Prep Time:  minutes
Cook Time:  minutes
Ready In:  minutes

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Satisfy everyone at your table by serving a healthier version of a family favorite. For healthier meals, stock up on staples, such as cans or cartons of no-salt added lentils, beans, broth, and tomatoes.

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Onion (Chopped)
  • 1 Large Bell Pepper (Chopped)
  • 1 Large Carrot (Chopped)
  • 6 Garlic Cloves (Minced)
  • 1 Small Potato (Peeled & Diced)
  • 8 Cups Vegetable Broth
  • 4 Teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 2 1/4 Cups Dry Brown Lentils
  • 30 Ounces Diced Tomatoes (No-Salt-Added)
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Cilantro (Chopped) – Optional
  1. In large-size pot add olive oil and turn heat to medium-high.
  2. Add onions, peppers, carrots, and potatoes. Cook for 8 minutes until onions are tender. Add garlic and chili powder. Cook for 1 more minute. Stir constantly.
  3. Add lentils, tomatoes, and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil and then turn down to a medium-low and simmer, partially covered, for 30 minutes until lentils are almost tender.
  4. Uncover and cook for another 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in cilantro (optional) and serve.
  6. Serves 4
  7. “Work With What You Got”
  8. © Victoria Hart Glavin

Victoria

Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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