Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili Recipe | Yummly

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili

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  • 1 onions (chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 celery ribs (chopped)
  • 2 bell pepper (chopped)
  • 15 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 can water (I use the can of diced tomatoes to grab all the leftover flavor)
  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 15 ounces pinto beans (Bush's)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1/2 cup quinoa (uncooked)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium25% DV600mg
    Fat2% DV1.5g
    Protein24% DV12g
    Carbs12% DV36g
    Fiber48% DV12g
    Calories200Calories from Fat20
    Total Fat1.5g2%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat20
    Total Carbohydrate36g12%
    Dietary Fiber12g48%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C70%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Nick 6 months ago
    Definitely does not look like the picture. It tastes okay and I’m glad I listened to the suggestions for updating the spices and water amounts. Overall easy to make but not the most flavorful
    Becky D. 7 months ago
    Was a great dinner if you want something light and filling in the winter! I had to double the spices however, and omitted the celery. I only did half the water... I wish I omitted the water altogether though since I included the juice from the beans. Whats great about this meal is how easy it was to prep and also easy to customize!
    Peggy G. 8 months ago
    Turned out well. Omitted celery. Garnished with diced jalapeños.
    ashley dahring 9 months ago
    Really good! Skipped the water, could def go a bit heavier on the spices but overall delicious!!
    Used the recipe and quantities as a general guide but altered it for what we like and added some spices we usually use with chilli and it was AHHH MAZING!
    PD Supremo a year ago
    It was good. Added some vegan sour cream and a touch of kosher salt. Like the simplicity of the meal. I will make It again.
    Michaela Eggers 2 years ago
    Didn’t add the can of water. Cooked for 5 and a half hours on high in my crock pot and added a couple more peppers to clear out my fridge. Would maybe experiment more with the spices next time since the chili powder is a little overpowering, Love that I can stick this in my freezer for easy meals in the future!
    Stacey Collins 2 years ago
    I love this recipe! it's completely customizable, you can up the spiciness or reduce it. As it is, it's pretty mild. You can also add meat if you prefer but it's great without. A goto for me with all of my allergies.
    Matt 2 years ago
    Love it! I nix the extra cup of water, substitute in black beans, and add in an chipotle pepper 👌👌 Sometimes throw in brown rice, and other odds and ends. So great and easy.
    Ingrid H. 2 years ago
    I halved it for my tiny slow-cooker. Delicious!
    Benny 2 years ago
    It turns out amazing I would totally recommend it to chill people.great four kids to help cook
    Yummlykins 2 years ago
    Great recipe. I added 1 tsp salt. I also replaced the tomatoes and broth with 1 48 oz bottle of V8 juice and two veggie bullion cubes. I removed the quinoa, and lowered the oregano to 1 tsp. Turned out great!
    West 2 years ago
    It was soo delicious, I would for sure make it again.
    Miller 2 years ago
    Great! Needs extra salt and itslerfect!
    Collins 2 years ago
    All the family loved it!
    Katie 2 years ago
    It’s more of a vegetable soup than a chili. It was very thin and bland.
    Willy R. 2 years ago
    Needed more spices and defenitly less water. Doubled the quinoa and added kidney beans. Cooked on HIGH for 5 hours.
    Sandra 2 years ago
    My son made this for us Saturday . It was DELISH ! I came home today and already have some in the slow cooker . It would also be great to freeze for later . Oh , I added Rotel tomatoes to spice it up !
    Weirdos 2 years ago
    Doubled the onions, celery, and garlic. Used dry northern beans, uncooked quinoa, and dry lentils. Instant pot on high pressure for an hour. Delicious!
    Roberta Mendes 2 years ago
    There was way too much liquid after 8 hours in the slow cooker on low!! Had to then transfer it to a pan in batches and heat it to reduce it...disappointing. If you are making this, I would not add as much liquid. Doesn’t look like the picture!
    Louise A. 2 years ago
    Lovely taste but too much liquid- will halve next time!
    Terrific! I prepared bell peppers and tomatoes separately with some of the vegetable broth. I added a bit of tomato sauce & black beans to the chili. Awesome substitute for traditional chili if you’re trying to kick meat!
    I did a 25 oz can of crushed tomatoes and only 2 cups of vegetable stock. I loved it. I played with the spices a little bit but not too far off from original recipe. Definitely weight watchers friendly
    kaylee 2 years ago
    i didn't expect this chili to turn out so good!!! highly recommend it. with all of the flavor in this chili you don't even notice there's no meat, i'm impressed
    John Veeneman 2 years ago
    Recipe is great! -1 Star for the directions leading to some blog post about their kid’s birthday that I had to scroll through to basically read “dump it all in a crock pot and hit start”
    Jamie 3 years ago
    Had to cook this much longer than the 8 hours stated... I think it ended up being 11 hours (8 on low and 3 on high) as others have said came out very watery next time I will leave the can of water out and may add butternut squash and more chilli powder!
    Howdy Cooksy 3 years ago
    Not bad at all. Definitely improved overnight.
    Kristel H. 3 years ago
    Super easy, and sneakily healthy! This is going to be a regular item in our house for the winter.
    Angie Harriman 3 years ago
    Probably won’t make it again. It had to cook for much longer than the recipe said so as to not be soupy. Taste was fine but not much of a chili taste to it even after I added more seasoning.
    It's All Good 3 years ago
    Great, yes I’d make again

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