Cosy & Comforting Chilli
1 Onion, diced
2 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped
1/2 a Red Pepper finely chopped
1 large Sweet Potato, peeled and diced
3 cups of Vegetable Stock
1 Bay Leaf
2 cans of Green Lentils (drained and rinsed)
1 can of Kidney Beans (drained and rinsed)
1 carton of Passata or 1 tin of Chopped Tomatoes
2 tbsp Chilli Powder (to taste, depends how hot you like it and whether using hot or mild chilli powder) 1/2 tsp Cumin 1/2 tsp Ground Coriander 1/4 tsp Smoked Paprika Pinch of Black Pepper
1 tbsp Cacao Powder or Dark Chocolate
Sautee the pepper, onion and garlic in a little water in a saucepan for 3 minutes (stirring occasionally) Add the chilli powder, paprika, cumin, black pepper and ground coriander, simmer for another minute.
Add the sweet potato, broth and bay leaf, cover and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat once boiling to a simmer and simmer until sweet potatoes are soft and water is reduced (about 10 minutes)
Add the lentils, beans, tomatoes and cacao/chocolate. Simmer over a medium heat until the chilli thickens (12 to 15 minutes)
If a bit watery, simmer uncovered or add a tbsp of tomato paste
Remove the bay leaf before serving. Serve with rice and top with avocado and fresh herbs. Enjoy! Please find nutritional information below; please note this does not include rice or chosen toppings.
Nutrition Facts Servings 4.0 Amount Per Serving calories 746 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 4% Saturated Fat 1g 3% Monounsaturated Fat 0g Polyunsaturated Fat 0g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 706mg 29% Potassium 2344mg 67% Total Carbohydrate 134g 45% Dietary Fiber 50g 200% Sugars 23g Protein 48g 96% Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 57% Calcium 35% Iron 78% * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.