Secret Ingredient Veggie Chili
Photo attribution: Flickr: Brian Pirie
What you'll need
Slow cooker or stove pot
1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
1 Bell Pepper Green, chopped
2 cups Butternut Squash chopped, peeled and chopped or Sweet Potato
2 teaspoons Cocoa Powder Unsweetened
28 ounces Tomatoes canned low-sodium diced, preferably fire-roasted
60 ounces Beans canned low-sodium
1.Stove Top Directions:
In a large pot, heat oil and saute onion and bell pepper until soft. Add sweet potato, garlic, chili powder, and cumin and saute 2 more minutes.
Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir during cooking to prevent sticking.
2.Slow Cooker Directions:
Combine all ingredients except oil in the slow cooker and cook on LOW for 7-8 hours, or HIGH for 4 hours, or until the chili has thickened and the vegetables are cooked.
- Cocoa powder gives a rich flavor to this dish. Make sure it is unsweetened.
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 4 g||5%|
|Saturated Fat 1 g||5%|
|Sodium 367 mg||16%|
|Total Carbohydrate 50 g||18%|
|Dietary Fiber 14 g||50%|
|Protein 15 g|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: