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Vegetarian Bean Chili

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Here’s a super easy, affordable and delicious vegetarian meal! It is so good you will not miss the meat! Serve it with corn bread or tortilla chips. Enjoy!
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Tomato 4 Medium, diced
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Canned kidney bean 30 Ounce (2 cans with liquid)
  Dried oregano 2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Dark molasses 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon

1. Prepare all the ingredients according to the list.

2. Coat the bottom of a pot with olive oil. Heat.
3. Add the onion and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, until soft and translucent about 8 minutes.
4. Put the spices and cook for 2 minutes, stirring often.
5. Add the tomatoes. Stir well. Put the beans with their liquid.
6. Bring pot to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
8. Add the molasses and vinegar. Cook for an additional 30 minutes.

9. In a serving plate, serve the chilli garnished with a dollop of sour cream and tortilla chips or bread or mashed potatoes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 339 Calories from Fat 96

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 699.4 mg29.1%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.8%

Dietary Fiber 17.1 g68.3%

Sugars 10.8 g

Protein 14 g28.5%

Vitamin A 72.4% Vitamin C 43%

Calcium 20.1% Iron 40.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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