Download Thick Vegetarian Chili Recipe
Images. Those of you who have been reading simply recipes for a while probably sense (rightly) that my father is a committed carnivore. Three types of beans do the heavy lifting in the chili and beef it up.
Through the years, i've made dozens of different kinds of chili from mild to spicy, with meat and without. If too thick, add more tomato sauce or crushed tomato. This chili is made with a base of seitan and mushrooms for a rich, thick dish that is, for lack of a better word, meaty!
1/4 cup olive oil, 2 cups chopped onions, 1 2/3 cups coarsely chopped red bell peppers (about 2 medium), 6 garlic cloves, chopped, 2 tablespoons chili powder, 2 teaspoons dried oregano, 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper.
If too thick, add more tomato sauce or crushed tomato. If you would like an even thicker consistency, use a potato masher to mash the chili until the texture suits your preferences. It's such a tasty version of your favorite dish and we can't wait for you to taste the result! I use only 1 tsp.