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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 295.3
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 550.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 53.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 17.5 g
  • Protein: 15.0 g

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Lentil Chili (Vegetarian)

Submitted by: SNARSH

Introduction

I wanted to try substituting lentils for ground beef in my usual chili recipe. I wanted to try substituting lentils for ground beef in my usual chili recipe.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 cup red lentils
    1 cup water
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 large onion chopped
    2 med carrots chopped
    2 tsp minced garlic (2 cloves)
    2 celery stalks chopped
    1 cup chopped peppers (I used red, orange and yellow)
    1 can red kidney beans (rinsed)
    1 can chickpeas (rinsed)
    1 lg can diced tomatoes (784ml)
    1 tsp chili powder (indian chili, for regular supermarket add 1tbsp)
    1 can peaches & cream corn (or other canned corn-rinsed)

Directions

in large pot fry onion, garlic, carrots, peppers and celery until onion is translucent. Add lentils and water and bring to a boil. Add remaining ingredients except for corn. Add corn about 20 mins before you want to serve.

Serve with blue corn chips or on top of rice or however you like.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SNARSH.






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