Homemade Lentil Chili Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 cup bell pepper chopped red or green
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/4 cups brown lentils
  • 19 ounce kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 28 ounce canned diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 4 cups low sodium beef broth or vegetable or chicken broth

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Cook onion and bell peppers until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, chili powder, and cumin. Cook 1 minute more.
  4. Add lentils, beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, and broth.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer cook covered 25 minutes. Uncover and cook an additional 15 minutes or until chili reaches desired thickness.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 348

Carbohydrates: 58g

Protein: 23g

Fat: 4g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Sodium: 747mg

Potassium: 1603mg

Fiber: 23g

Sugar: 8g

Vitamin A: 1915IU

Vitamin C: 52mg

Calcium: 117mg

Iron: 8mg

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