Recipe Detail

Meatless Chili

Last updated: Mar 01, 2017

Chili is a family-favorite meal, and a perfect base to replace all – or part – of the ground beef with high-fiber legumes. It makes a great option as either a main dish or a side. It can also be a fantastic potluck crowd pleaser. 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 32-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 4 cups low-sodium tomato juice
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15-ounce can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan until hot.
  2. Cook green pepper, red pepper, onion, carrots, celery and garlic for 2-3 minutes until soft, stirring often.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients to the pot and stir thoroughly.
  4. Bring to a simmer and cook over medium heat for 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 365
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 844g 36%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 21%
Dietary Fiber 19g 76%
Sugars 12g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 202%
Vitamin C 210%
Calcium 19%
Iron 38%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
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