“Fool the Meateaters” Chili

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 40 | Yield: Serves 4-6

Ingredients:

  •  1 1/2 cups TVP granules, rehydrated
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, optional
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 2- 19 oz cans kidney beans
  • 1 – 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1-2 TBSP chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin

Directions:

  1. Rehydrate TVP if needed.
  2. Spray or oil a large pot.
  3. Chop onion, peppers, and garlic and add to the pot.
  4. Chop remaining veggies, add to pot and brown lightly.
  5. Add beans, tomatoes and spices. Stir and simmer at least 15 minutes.
  6. Taste. Adjust spices. Simmer additional 15 minutes.
  7. Serve with garlic bread, toast or on rice.

Notes:

Recipe Origin:  No idea. I’ve made it many times and it is great. It tastes very meaty even though there is no meat in it.

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