Eating by Heart

Nutritious Vegetarian Chili

Eating by Heart

Colombe Jacobsen guides you through a variety of heart healthy dishes including salads, tacos and chicken recipes. Bask in the lighter side of eating well. (30 Episodes)
Recipe
Nutritious Vegetarian Chili Recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Calories: 487
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Information

Recipe Serves 4
Nutrition Information Based on a Single Serving
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories
487
24.35% Complete
24%
Fat
13g
20.0% Complete
20%
Cholesterol
2mg
0.666666666667% Complete
1%
Sodium
1106mg
48.0869565217% Complete
48%
Carbohydrates
76g
58.9147286822% Complete
59%
Fiber
25g
100.0% Complete
100%
Sugar
16g
32.0% Complete
32%
Protein
22g
43.137254902% Complete
43%
*Percent Daily Value are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Dietary Needs

Gluten Free
Vegetarian
Lower Cholesterol
Ingredients
  • 1 large onion, (1 ½ cups) chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, seeded, chopped
  • 1-teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes low sodium or no salt added
  • 1 15-ounce cans kidney beans, rinsed, drained low sodium or no salt added
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Pickled jalapenos
  • 3 carrots, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1 head of garlic, peeled and minced
  • ¼-teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed, drained low sodium or no salt added
  • 1 15-ounce can pinto beans, rinsed, drained low sodium or no salt added
  • ¼ cup lime juice, juice of 2 limes
  • Grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 bunch cilantro, cleaned and chopped
Method
In a large heavy bottomed pot, heat the olive oil over medium low heat. Add the onions, bell peppers, carrots, garlic and salt and sauté about 10 minutes. Add the spices, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, coriander and oregano and cook for 3 minutes. Once all vegetables are soft, add the beans and then add the canned tomatoes and stir, about 5 minutes. Finally, add the water and bring to a boil, then let simmer for about 15-20 minutes. Stir in the lime juice and add salt if needed. Sprinkle each serving with grated cheese, pickled jalapenos and cilantro. Serves 4