Vegetarian Lentil Chili

Vegetarian Lentil Chili


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

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[Total: 3   Average: 5/5]

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 has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. 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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