Meatless Mission Chili

Total Time
5 mins
45 mins

This is an adopted recipe that I've not yet had the chance to try. I have made similar vegetarian chilis before, and feel comfortable recommending it especially considerng the extant reviews, but would love more feedback from anyone else who might get to it before I do. Thanks!

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  1. GARNISH: corn, chopped scallions, shredded Cheddar or Monterey jack cheese, or a combination, optional.
  2. In a Dutch oven or 4-5 qt saucepan, heat oil.
  3. Saute garlic, green pepper, celery, onion, carrot, and zucchini until crisp/tender, about 3 minutes.
  4. As mixture cooks, stir in remaining ingredients.
  5. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium.
  6. Cover and cook until heated through, about 5 minutes.
  7. Top each serving with a garnish, if desired.
  8. If you wish, set under broiler to melt cheese.
  9. VARIATIONS: - add 1/2 cup whole raw cashews If reheating, add addt'l liquid, such as water, tomato juice, or veg stock.