Healthy Vegetarian Chili

Easy Food Recipes and Cooking - Healthy Vegetarian Chili

Serves 8
1 T olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup chopped onion
1⁄2 cup chopped carrots
1⁄2 cup chopped green bell peppers
1⁄2 cup chopped red bell peppers
3⁄4 cup chopped celery
2 T chili powder
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp ground cumin
Two 28-oz cans low-sodium diced tomatoes
One 15-oz can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
One 15-oz can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
One 15-oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup frozen corn
1 tsp lime juice
1 tsp crushed red pepper

Healthy Vegetarian Chili

1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil on medium heat. Stir in garlic, onion, carrots, peppers, and celery. Add chili powder, oregano, and cumin. Cook for about 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

2. Reduce heat to low. Add the tomatoes and all beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer for approximately 1 hour. Stir in corn, lime juice, and crushed red pepper, and cook for an additional 5 to 10 minutes.

3. Serve with brown rice and a green salad.