Veggie Chocolate Chili

READY IN: 2hrs
Recipe by Goegirl

a total rip off of Ed's Chocolate Chili, which utterly rocks - just without the meat

Top Review by Edward Heller

Thanks for the credit. Technically, my original recipe ( http://www.food.com/recipe/eds-chicago-cocoa-chili-chocolate-chili-18414 ) is vegetarian if you just use frozen soy crumbles (check your freezer aisle) instead of meat.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Assemble the spice mix into an airtight container ahead of time.
  2. Inside a big, deep pot (about 7 qt), on low heat, slightly brown the tofu.
  3. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  4. SAUTEE/FRY the veggies for a few minutes with the tofu.
  5. Season the veggies lightly with salt and pepper.
  6. Make a little space on the bottom of the pan.
  7. Add the tomato paste
  8. Cook the paste for a minute, then mix everything in the pot together.
  9. Add the crushed tomatoes and beans.
  10. Season with a little salt.
  11. Stir in the KILLER COCOA CHILI SPICE MIX.
  12. Keep stirring, keep a very slow boil or a simmer.
  13. Add Lemon juice, Lime juice, Orange juice.
  14. Also add the dark chocolate pieces. Let the heat from the chili melt the chocolate and then.
  15. Set the heat to LOW.
  16. Partially cover and simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
  17. TURN OFF THE HEAT.

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