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Vegetable Chili

 Vegetable Chili
This chili, packed with beans and vegetables, has an appealing red color and fabulous flavor. I always make a large batch so that everyone can have seconds. — Charlene Martorana, Madison, Ohio
12-16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into chunks
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 small yellow squash, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 cans (28 ounces each) crushed tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, saute onions and green pepper in oil until tender.
  • Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in water and carrots; cover

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Vegetable Chili (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • and cook over medium-low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes, broth, chili powder, sugar, cumin and oregano;
  • cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the zucchini, squash, tomatoes and ketchup; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in beans and
  • peas; simmer for 10 minutes. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup (prepared with reduced-sodium broth) equals 182 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 467 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat.