It is freezing cold outside and we all wish to have a big bowl of comfort food. Probably, when you think about comfort food chili comes to your mind. Let's do it vegetarian so everyone can have it. Read on to discover the recipe.
Is there something better than a nice bowl of vegetarian chili? Don't think so. While it is freezing cold outside you can start cooking a cozy comfort food like this one. You won't regret it and everyone will love it. Read on to discover the super easy recipe!
Chili is the perfect dish when it is cold outside. You can share it with family and friends and by making it vegetarian you make sure everyone can have a taste of it. The vegetarian chili recipe makes this dish a little bit more healthy but still delicious.
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ 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 ounces) cans chopped green chile peppers, drained
2 (12 ounce) packages vegetarian burger crumbles
3 (28 ounces) cans whole peeled tomatoes, crushed
¼ cup chili powder
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
1 (15 ounces) can kidney beans, drained
1 (15 ounces) can garbanzo beans, drained
1 (15 ounces) can black beans
1 (15 ounces) can whole kernel corn
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 for 45 minutes. Stir in the corn, and continue cooking 5 minutes before serving.