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Express meatless chili
Express meatless chili

Express meatless chili

Preparation 15 min
Cooking time 20 min
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 large onion, cubed
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, cubed
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) ground cumin
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) chili powder
  • 2 ml (1/2 tsp) crushed coriander seeds
  • 796 ml (28 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) tomato paste
  • 540 ml (19 oz) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 300 g (2/3 lb) firm tofu, finely cubed
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) fresh parsley, chopped
  • Corn chips (optional)

Preparation

  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil on medium-high.
  2. Cook the garlic, onion, celery, and green pepper for 1 minute.
  3. Add the 3 aromatic herbs.
  4. Cook another minute.
  5. Add the tomatoes (with the juice) and tomato paste.
  6. Cook 5 minutes.
  7. Reduce the heat to low.
  8. Add the beans, tofu, and sugar.
  9. Stir well.
  10. Season.
  11. Simmer 10 minutes.
  12. Sprinkle with parsley.
  13. Serve with corn chips.

Note:
For a variation, substitute the red kidney beans with canned white kidney beans.

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