Learn how to make Vegetarian Chili with Brown Rice, one of Rita's recipes for eating vegetarian.

Vegetarian Chili with Brown Rice

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 cups no-salt vegetable broth
  • 1 can no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup no-salt added pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ cup shredded 2% cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions, bell peppers, celery and garlic. Cook and stir for 7 minutes.
  2. Add broth, tomatoes, rice, beans, oregano, chili powder, black pepper and cumin. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Uncover; cook 10 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Ladle chili into bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese. Makes 6 servings.