Spicy Two-Bean Vegetarian Chili
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Spicy Two-Bean Vegetarian Chili Recipe Type : Entree Cuisine: American Author: Tara Noland Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 66 mins Total time: 1 hour 26 mins Serves: 6-8 servings A Spicy Two-Bean Vegetarian Chili that is wonderfully hearty and healthy! Perfect way to start off the New Year!
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 1½ Tbsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. ancho chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 (5.5 oz.) can tomato paste
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into ½ inch dice
  • 2 - (16 oz.) cans of tomatoes
  • 1 (4 oz.) can sliced jalapeno peppers
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 (15.5 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15.5 oz.) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • Grated cheddar cheese, optional
Instructions
  1. In a large pot add the olive oil and over medium heat saute the onion and garlic until the onion is translucent, about 3-4 min.
  2. Add in the chili powder, cumin and ancho chili powder and stir for 1 min. Add in the tomato paste and stir to cook for about 2 min.
  3. Add in the tomatoes, zucchini and jalapenos and stir well. If too thick add in ½ cup water. Continue to simmer until zucchini is tender, 45 min. or more, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add in the beans and continue to cook for 15 min. Adjust seasoning and serve with grated cheddar if using.
Recipe by Noshing With the Nolands at https://noshingwiththenolands.com/spicy-two-bean-vegetarian-chili/