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Tex Mex Vegetarian Chile Recipe

Looking for an easy Tex Mex Vegetarian Chile recipe? Learn how to make Tex Mex Vegetarian Chile using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by trthlngrl

Makes 4 servings



From the cookbook, WORLD VEGETARIAN by Madhur Jaffrey

Recipe Ingredients for Tex Mex Vegetarian Chile

3 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3 tsp garlic, minced
1 cup green peppers, chopped
1 tsp jalapeno, minced
1 1/2 tsp cumin
2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp sage
1 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp cayenne
1 cup lentils
4 1/2 cups water
1 cup kidney beans
1 cup tomatoes
3 tbsp cilantro, chopped
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp cornmeal

Recipe Directions for Tex Mex Vegetarian Chile

  1. Stir fry the onion, garlic and peppers in olive oil for 6 minutes. Add spices. Add lentils and water, beans, tomatoes, cilantro and salt. Bring to a boil. Turn to low and cook 50 minutes.

  2. Mix the cornmeal with 3 tbsps of water. Poor into chile pot. Stir and bring to a simmer. Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 468.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
455
Calories from Fat
105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.7g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
895mg
37%
Potassium
1323mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates
65.7g
22%
Dietary Fiber
23.9g
96%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
24.3g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 53%
Calcium 11% Iron 46%
* 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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