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Spicy Red Lentil Chili

Spicy Red Lentil Chili

Ready in 45 minutes
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For a milder flavor, use less Tabasco. Easy, fast great flavor. Recipe doubles and freezes well.


Ingredients

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1 cup Goya Red Lentils
4 cups water; + 2 Tbsp, divided
2 tablespoons Butter
1/2 cup onion; 1/4-inch dice
1/4 cup Celery; (about 1 stalk) celery, 1/4-inch dice
2 tablespoons Garlic; Peeled, chopped
1 medium Tomato; (about 1/2 lb) tomato, cored, 1/2-inch dice (1 cup)
2 cups Vegetable Culinary Stock
1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce
1/8 teaspoon Turmeric
1/8 teaspoon Cumin
1/8 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon Sea salt
1/2 teaspoon Black pepper
1/8 teaspoon Chili powder
2 tablespoons Cornstarch
1/4 cup sweet green pepper; finely diced
Salt; to taste

Original recipe makes 7

Servings  

Preparation

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Bring lentils and 2 cups water to boil on HIGH; turn off heat. Remove half the lentils and liquid; place in food processor or blender and puree, about 1 min.

Melt butter in stockpot on MEDIUM-LOW. Add onions; cook, stirring, about 2 min, until soft but not browned. Add celery and garlic; cook, stirring, 5 min, until soft but not browned. Add tomatoes; cook 5 min.

Add vegetable stock, 2 cups water, and seasonings. Bring to simmer.

Add reserved whole and pureed lentils plus liquid. Cook about 15 min, until lentils are tender.

If not thick enough-

Combine cornstarch and remaining 2 Tbsp water in small bowl. Bring soup to boil; add cornstarch/water mixture. Stir 30 seconds to thicken slightly. Turn off heat; add green peppers. Season to taste with salt.

Notes

Nutrition Info: Each serving (1 cup) contains 170 calories, 26 g carbohydrate, (6 g fiber), 8 g protein, 4 g fat, (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, and 470 mg

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Nutrition Info: Each serving (1 cup) contains 170 calories, 26 g carbohydrate, (6 g fiber), 8 g protein, 4 g fat, (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, and 470 mg [I posted this recipe.]
Ppennee 6 years ago
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