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Roasted Vegetable Chili Recipe

Roasted Vegetable Chili Recipe

Hannah Barringer of Loudon, Tennessee suggests serving this delicious and satisfying recipe with corn chips, cheese, sour cream, and a small salad. “To save time, purchase vegetables that have already been diced,” she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:13 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 large carrots, sliced
  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 medium green peppers, diced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) cannellini or white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced

Directions

  • 1. Place the squash, carrots and zucchini in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Combine 1 tablespoon oil and cumin; drizzle over vegetables and toss to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 25-30 minutes or until tender, stirring once.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a stockpot, saute green peppers and onion in remaining oil for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Stir in the broth, tomatoes, beans, water, salsa, chili powder and garlic. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  • 3. Stir in roasted vegetables. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 13 servings (5 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 156 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 559 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.