Lentil Chili
 
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Ingredients
  • 1 yellow onion - chopped
  • 5 cloves of garlic - chopped
  • 4 stalks of celery - chopped
  • 1 cup of mushrooms - sliced
  • 1 large red pepper - chopped
  • 1 can of black beans 540 ml - drained and rinsed
  • 1 can of romano beans 540 ml - drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of brown lentils - rinsed
  • 1 can of diced stewed tomatoes with garlic and olive oil 769 ml
  • 1 can of V8 - 340 ml
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon in chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of celery seed
  • ½ teaspoon of paprika
  • ½ teaspoon of chipotle chili pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon of crushed red chili pepper flakes
Instructions
  1. In a large pot heat 3 tablespoons of oil, I like to use Canola oil.
  2. Add the onion, garlic and celery.
  3. Cook for about 10 minutes until the onions are lightly browned.
  4. Add the red pepper and mushrooms and allow to cook for another 10 minutes.
  5. Now you can add the lentils and beans.
  6. Give everything I good stir.
  7. Add all the spices and give it another good stir to combine everything.
  8. Allow to cook for 5 minutes.
  9. Now add the water and simmer for 25 minutes.
  10. Add the diced tomatoes and V8.
  11. Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  12. Allow to bubble away for 15 minutes, stirring often so that nothing sticks to the bottom of the pot.
  13. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for 20 minutes.
Recipe by Nutmeg Disrupted at http://nutmegdisrupted.com/lentil-chili/