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Recipe: Vegetarian chili

Recipe: Vegetarian chili

This meatless chili gets its kick from Fresno peppers. If you can''t find them, jalapeno peppers are a good substitute.

If you can''t find Fresno peppers, you can substitute jalapeno peppers in this recipe.


Directions

In a stockpot over low heat, cook onion, celery, bell pepper and garlic in 2 tablespoons of water until onions become translucent, about 10 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer for 1-2 hours, stirring occasionally. If chili becomes too thick, thin with a little water.


Ingredients
  • 2 cups diced onion
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 Fresno peppers, diced
  • 2 quarts crushed tomatoes (no salt added)
  • 2 cups cooked pinto beans (no salt added; if canned, rinse under water)
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle pepper
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon oregano

Exchange Data
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Dairy 
Fats 
Fruits 
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Meat 
Nuts_Seeds_Drybeans
Sweets 
Vegetables
Diabetes
Fats 
Freefoods 
Fruits 
Meat1/2 
Milk 
NonStarchyVegetables
Starches 
Sweets 
HWP
Carbs 
Fats 
Protein Dairy
Sweets 
Vegetables 
NutrientAnalysis
Calcium 
Calories178 
Carbohydrate34 g 
Cholesterol0 mg 
Fiber9 g 
Monounsaturatedfat1 g 
Potassium 
Protein7 g 
Saturatedfattrace 
ServingsizeAbout 1 1/2 cups 
Sodium79 mg 
TotalFat1 g 

2013-04-02

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