8/31/10 - Vegetable Chili - Mr. Food's Recipe

Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes, undrained
  • 2/3 cup picante sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (15- to 16-ounce) cans red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 medium-sized yellow squash, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
Instructions
1.  In a large saucepan or deep skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Saute onion for 2 to 3 minutes.

2.  Add tomatoes, picante sauce, chili powder, cumin, and salt; mix well. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 10 minutes.

3.  Add remaining ingredients, cover, and simmer 10 more minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
Note
For a change of flavor, you can use black beans instead of red kidney beans, so go ahead and use your favorite.