Pinto Bean and Vegetable Chili Recipe

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Submitted by chefkaren

Makes 8 servings



A VEGETARIAN CHILI, ACCEPTABLE FOR EVEN VEGANS. KALAMATA OLIVES AND CHOPPED CILANTRO CAN ALSO BE ADDED, IF DESIRED.

Recipe Ingredients for Pinto Bean and Vegetable Chili

48 ounce pinto beans
2 large onions
6 cloves garlic, minced
3 tblsp canola oil
1/3 cup chili powder
1 tblsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp cayenne
3 cups vegetable broth
28 ounces canned tomatoes
1 red bell pepper
3/4 cup bulgur
2 zucchini
2 tblsp worcestershire sauce

Recipe Directions for Pinto Bean and Vegetable Chili

IN A LARGE HEAVY KETTLE COOK THE ONIONS AND 4 OF THE GARLIC CLOVES IN THE OIL OVER MODERATE HEAT, STIRRING UNTIL ONIONS ARE SOFTENED. THEN ADD THE CHILI POWDER, CUMIN AND CAYENNE, COOKING AND STIRRING FOR 30 SECONDS. ADD THE BEANS AND THE WATER AND SIMMER FOR 20-30 MINUTES. ADD THE BROTH, TOMATOES, BELL PEPPER AND CORN. SIMMER, STIRRING OCCASIONALLY FOR 20 MINUTES. ADD THE BULGUR AND THE ZUCCHINI AND SIMMER THIS FOR ANOTHER 20 MINUTES OR UNTIL ZUCCHINI IS JUST TENDER. STIR IN THE REMAINING 2 CLOVES OF GARLIC, WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE, SALT AND PEPPER TO TASTE AND SIMMER 5 MINUTES LONGER.
Categories

Beans, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 491.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
768
Calories from Fat
85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.4g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
424mg
18%
Potassium
3075mg
88%
Total Carbohydrates
131.3g
44%
Dietary Fiber
33.3g
133%
Sugars
10.7g
Protein
42.8g
Vitamin A 60% Vitamin C 96%
Calcium 25% Iron 61%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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