Vegetarian Chili

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, diced
  • 4 bell peppers, diced (any colors red, green, yellow or combination)
  • 4 medium carrots, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves squeezed thru garlic press
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons hot spices or cayenne pepper
  • 2 cans (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14 ounces) chili beans
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation Method:

  1. In a large pan over a medium heat add the oil and fry the onions and jalapenos for about 5-8 minutes, or until softened and onions slightly browned.
  2. Add the garlic, peppers, carrots, beans, tomatoes and cook for another 5 minutes before adding the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Bring it all to the boil, then reduce to a low heat, cover and let it bubble away for at least  2 hours stirring every 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Season to how you like it.  Add more broth if it gets too thick.

Serve with either rice or a baked potato and sprinkle with some grated cheese.

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