Saturday, February 2, 2013

Super Bowl Chili (with or without meat)

This is  perfect recipe for the Super Bowl or any occasion. Although this is a vegetarian chili cooked ground beef, chicken or turkey is easily substituted for the vegetarian burger crumbles.  Or brown the meat with the onion in the beginning. 

Vegetarian Chili

1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 tablespoons dried oregano
1 tablespoon salt
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 green bell peppers, chopped
2 jalapeno peppers, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 (4 ounce) cans chopped green chile   
peppers, drained
2 (12 ounce) packages vegetarian burger
crumbles
3 (28 ounce) cans whole peeled
tomatoes, crushed
1/4 cup chili powder
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans,
drained
1 (15 ounce) can black beans
1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn

Directions:
1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the onion, and season with bay leaves, cumin, oregano, and salt. Cook and stir until onion is tender, then mix in the celery, green bell peppers, jalapeno peppers, garlic, and green chile peppers. When vegetables are heated through, mix in the vegetarian burger crumbles. Reduce heat to low, cover pot, and simmer 5 minutes.

2. Mix the tomatoes into the pot. Season chili with chili powder and pepper. Stir in the kidney beans, garbanzo beans, and black beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 45 minutes. Stir in the corn, and continue cooking 5 minutes before serving. Servings 8.


1 comment :

  1. This looks delicious Michelle! I think I'll try to make the non-meat version. Thanks!

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