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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 teaspoons salt free chili powder
  • 16 ounces brown lentils (about 2 1/4 cups lentils)
  • 30 ounces no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium6% DV150mg
    Fat1% DV0.5g
    Protein31% DV16g
    Carbs15% DV44g
    Fiber80% DV20g
    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.


    Ms a month 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
    Jamie 4 months 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.
    Elizabeth Barth 5 months ago
    My boyfriend wanted beans in the chili as well.
    Michele Leah 6 months ago
    Good not great. Would be better with carrots, celery maybe more onions. It seems like it’s missing something including spice.
    Lindsy Marshall 7 months 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
    Andrew Bondarev B. 8 months 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.
    DanaDRD 8 months 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.
    Lorean 9 months 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
    Alenxia Lee 10 months ago
    Very delicious !will make it again
    Powers 10 months ago
    Filling but a little too bland to be called Chili.
    Eric Vest 10 months ago
    Absolutely delicious. A little spicy for kids, but fantastic flavor. Added a head of kale to the recipe for a little extra veggie.
    Smith 10 months ago
    This was pretty easy to make and very tasty I made rice and cheddar corn muffins with it.
    Melissa N. a year ago
    I liked it but we substituted sweet potatoes instead of peppers as it’s more kid friendly it went over well
    Benjamin A. a year ago
    Easy steps. Filling dinner.
    Imène Parker a year ago
    It was really good. The husband loved it. I will definitely make it AGAIN
    Dorsey a year ago
    delicious, easy, healthy
    Claudia R. a year ago
    Great tasting chili alternative.
    Definitely will do again
    Stephen Schroeder 2 years ago
    Did not have much taste to it
    5nikki50 . 2 years ago
    Awesome recipe! Meat eating boyfriend went back for seconds and thirds. Used dry lentils and put them in the pressure cooker, only used one box of vegetable broth. Could use some extra veggies, whatever veggies float your boat.
    Irene Boz 2 years ago
    Simple, yet delicious. I'll definitely make it again.
    Kenya 2 years ago
    Great recipe. simple and easy as I'm one month into my journey of a plant base eating lifestyle. This site had shown me I can still enjoy good food while not eating meat. Thanks to a dear friend for recommending the site to me.
    Hello 2 years ago
    Nice simple flavour and very spicy
    Fatima 2 years ago
    It’s good if you add spices to it. We ate it with rice. I added some 7 spice, cumin, cinnamon, coriander, cardamon, nutmeg. I liked it without bell peppers.
    Rob 2 years ago
    I added celery and carrots but followed the recipe otherwise. Mine was a little too soupy so I just cooked to longer and it was perfect!
    Kevin Shute 2 years ago
    Doubled the chili powder, added salt and pepper, topped with cheese and sour cream. Still not meat but... not bad.
    Rebecca S. 2 years ago
    Needed to add pepper and some rosemary (I'm not a cilantro fan). Definitely good for a vegan chili but it could use another veggie or two to be perfect
    erica c. 3 years ago
    this was actually delicious. cheap and easy. and kid approved. i only made 4 servings since i didnt want left overs if it wasnt good. but next time ill make 8 for lunches. it was really good i made it exactly except i did add more liquid as someome suggested but im not sire if it needed it. i added about 1/2 cup more liquid.
    Yahia Kala 3 years ago
    Really good! I made 4 servings instead of 8. I used a different type of lentils but it still turned out okay.
    Cherylynn G. 3 years ago
    I used this as a starting point since I had a ham bone I had to use and no split peas. I used half broth and half water, no chili powder, and no cilantro, and added the ham bone (leftover from some holiday - still had a little ham on it). I kept everything else the same. It was easy and everyone had thirds! Really good!