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Vegan Chili Recipes
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Chili in a Hurry
from: Jennifer


30 Low-Fat Vegetarian Meals in 30 Minutes
by Faye Levy
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Here's a recipe for vegetarian chili that is really quick and really good. It's from a cookbook called "30 Low-Fat Vegetarian Meals in 30 Minutes" by Faye Levy.
I can't remember exactly where I got the book, but it has certainly been a life-saver!

Serving Size : 4; Preparation Time :0:30

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 28 ounces canned tomatoes
  • 2 cans pinto beans
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 avocado -- diced, optional
Heat oil in wide saucepan.
Add onion and saute over medium heat, stirring often, 3 minutes.

Add garlic. Saute, stirring often, 3 minutes.

Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, and pepper flakes and stir over low heat for 1/2 minute.

Add tomatoes, stir, and bring to a boil over high heat.

Add beans, corn, and soy sauce, and bring to a simmer.
Simmer uncovered over medium heat 5 minutes, then over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until mixture is thick.

Taste and adjust seasoning.
Serve garnished with diced avocado if desired.