Vegetable Chili

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 350


2 1/2 cups water
1 cup dried red kidney beans soaked, rinsed, and drained
1 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried basil
2 bay leaves
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 medium green bell pepper diced
1 medium yellow squash diced
1 medium zucchini diced
1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernals
12 to 15 sun dried tomatos halves cut into small pieces
1 1/2 cups canned tomato purée or 1 1/2 cups pureed ripe tomatoes
1/2 cup white wine (optional)
3 tablespoons tamari sauce
cayenne pepper to taste
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons olive oil


* May substitute 3 cups cooked (or canned and drained) kidney beans.
1. Bring the water and kidney beans to a boil in a large pot over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer covered for 1 hour or until the beans are tender.
2. Add the onion, chili powder, cumin, basil, bay leaves, and vinegar to the pot and stir well. Simmer another 20 minutes.
3. Add all the remaining ingredients except the cayenne pepper, cilantro, and olive oil. Stirring occasionally, continue to simmer 15 minutes or until the squash is just tender. Stir in the cayenne.
4. Spoon the chili into individual serving bowls. Top with fresh cilantro leaves and a drizzle of olive oil.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 350
Calories from Fat: 68

This Vegetable Chili recipe is from the Vicki's Vegan Kitchen Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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