Red Bean Chili

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by pattikay in L.A.

From Taste of the Caribbean. A flavorful meatless chili. I've added some more tomatoes to the original recipe - it was quite thick as written - but of course if that's the way you like it, just use 14 oz of chopped tomatoes.

Top Review by White Rose Child

The cinnamon-spicy flavor of this chili is wonderfully different! I made it fat-free by softening the veg in water, and reduced the soy sauce to 2 Tbsp. My only complaint is that I like chili with more broth to soak my bread in :-) So next time I'll just use a larger can of tomatoes and more broth. Thanks for a great supper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. heat oil in pan and fry onion for 2-3 minutes, till softened.
  2. add tomatoes and garlic, cook for about 10 minutes, then stir in white wine and vegetable stock.
  3. stir in lentils, thyme, cumin, soy sauce, spices and oyster sauce.
  4. cover and simmer 40 minutes or till lentils are cooked, stirring occasionally and adding more water if needed.
  5. stir in kidney beans and sugar and cook 10 minutes more. season to taste.
  6. Serve with cooked rice.

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