Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian Chili

Note: This recipe is especially for kids with lactose intolerance, who need to limit or avoid dairy products.

Prep time: 1 hour

Ingredients:

Utensils:

Directions:

  1. In a large stockpot, sauté onion and garlic in olive oil. Cook until soft (several minutes).
  2. Add chili powder, basil, oregano, and cumin to the stockpot and mix.
  3. Stir in zucchini, squash, and carrots and blend well. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add tomatoes and kidney beans.
  5. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes or until thick.
  6. Top each serving of chili with 1 ounce of soy cheddar cheese and enjoy!

Serves: 8

Serving size: 1 cup of chili and 1 ounce of cheese

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
270 calories
19 g protein
4 g fat
0 g sat. fat
43 g carbohydrate
13 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
1,111 mg sodium
482 mg calcium
3.2 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:

Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD
Date reviewed: July 2015





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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