Vegetarian: Simple Vegetarian Chili

posted by RisaG 08-18-100 2:37 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Simple Vegetarian Chili
Recipe By : RisaG
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Beans And Legumes Chiles
Chilis & Stews
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 tsp. vegetable oil
1 large onion -- chopped
1 green bell pepper -- chopped
1 red bell pepper -- chopped
1 jalapeno or hot wax pepper -- chopped
1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes -- undrained
1/4 cup salsa
1 tbsp. New Mexican or Ancho chile powder
1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1 (16 oz.) can pinto beans -- drained and rinsed
1 (8 oz.) can whole kernel corn -- drained and rinsed
1 cup Cheddar cheese -- shredded (4 oz.)
1/2 large yellow tomato -- chopped
1/2 large onion -- chopped
cilantro -- chopped
sour cream

In a deep pot (Dutch oven or stockpot), heat oil. When hot, cook onion and garlic together until onion is soft and garlic is a little fragrant. Be careful not to burn garlic. Add peppers and hot peppers and cook until slightly soft, about 5 minutes or so.

Add tomatoes, salsa, New Mexican powder, and cumin. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened.

Add beans and corn; simmer, stirring occasionally, at least 5 minutes or so or to desired consistency. Serve over rice, garnished with tomato, onion, cilantro and sour cream.

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