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Lentil Chili

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  • 8 cups low sodium vegetable broth (divided)
  • 1 yellow onion (chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (large, chopped)
  • 5 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 4 tsp. salt free chili powder
  • 16 oz. brown lentils (about 2 1/4 cups lentils)
  • 30 oz. no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
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    Calories250Calories from Fat4.5
    Total Fat0.5g1%
    Saturated Fat
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat4.5
    Total Carbohydrate44g15%
    Dietary Fiber20g80%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C60%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    TC Wu 6 months ago
    Not what I was expecting but good.
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    Nick a year ago
    Great recipe but not a fan of cooked peppers so I swapped those for roasted carrots and butternut squash. Was so delicious 😁😁
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    Sarah 2 years ago
    Need some more cumin, but it was pretty good!
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    Bernie Jones 2 years ago
    Loved this simple but filling meal. More important my family enjoyed it and that’s what counts. I didn’t add or subtract from the receipt except for adding a chicken quarter that was very small and I diced it so small you could hardly detect it. We love lentil in our diet and this was a lovely way of working it into another palate so lovely and wonderful. Amongst 3 people almost all gone! Good with a great bread or cascades. Thank you.
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    Fabrice Fellous 2 years ago
    Added more spices, diced potatoes, ham steak, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, diced jalapeños, diced Serrano pepper, unfortunately I had to use canned lentils but it came out extremely well!!
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    Joy 2 years ago
    It was too bland and need more seasoning also to liquified
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    Andrea Angeles 3 years ago
    My husband love it!!! Spicy but very tasty!!! I use tomato sauce with flavour instead of normal tomatoes which added more flavour to it.
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    Jones 3 years ago
    Didn’t change anything, loved it
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    V Islander 3 years ago
    Simple, tasty and hearty.
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    Williams 3 years ago
    it was delicious,but it needed more seasoning than the recipe called for. i added salt,pepper,garlic powder, cumin, and a little paprika.
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    Chris H. 3 years ago
    Really good chili. Hearty and I think it would be really good with some rice as well
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    Feldman 3 years ago
    Added 1 lb lean ground beef...excellent!
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    Ms 3 years ago
    Don’t forget to leave the lentils in water overnight For 3 cups of lentils I used 3 cups of liquid and turned up pretty well
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    Jamie 3 years ago
    Love the flavor!! You can throw anything in to make it more substantial. I am going to try to add some meat to it and kidney beans.
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    Elizabeth Barth 3 years ago
    My boyfriend wanted beans in the chili as well.
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    Michele Leah 3 years ago
    Good not great. Would be better with carrots, celery maybe more onions. It seems like it’s missing something including spice.
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    Lindsy Marshall 3 years ago
    Not a fan. It was pretty tasteless to me, but I’m just starting to eat healthy so I’m used to lots of sugar and dairy
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    Andrew Bondarev B. 3 years ago
    I’ll start by saying that I love meat, a lot. With that said, I go vegan for lent (all days, not just Fridays) and this is by far my favorite meal when I’m feeling constricted by the diet or unfulfilled in some way. It’s filling, tasty, and dank.
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    DanaDRD 3 years ago
    It was kind of bland. I added my own seasonings, but if I were to make this again, I'd recommend using a LOT more seasonings.
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    Lorean 4 years ago
    I made it and it is delicious I s didn’t have white onion but I used green one. I loved how easy and didn’t take long
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    Alenxia Lee 4 years ago
    Very delicious !will make it again
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    Powers 4 years ago
    Filling but a little too bland to be called Chili.
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    Eric Vest 4 years ago
    Absolutely delicious. A little spicy for kids, but fantastic flavor. Added a head of kale to the recipe for a little extra veggie.
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    Smith 4 years ago
    This was pretty easy to make and very tasty I made rice and cheddar corn muffins with it.
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    Melissa N. 4 years ago
    I liked it but we substituted sweet potatoes instead of peppers as it’s more kid friendly it went over well
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    Benjamin A. 4 years ago
    Easy steps. Filling dinner.
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    Dorsey 4 years ago
    delicious, easy, healthy
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    Claudia R. 4 years ago
    Great tasting chili alternative.
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    Stephen Schroeder 4 years ago
    Did not have much taste to it
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    Irene Boz 4 years ago
    Simple, yet delicious. I'll definitely make it again.