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Vegetarian Chili

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Serves 4

Light, refreshing and easy to make chili! It is a vegetarian recipe, however I used it a lot when on a low fat diet. It tastes great and it is cheap and easy to make. Enjoy!

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  • 500g mushrooms
  • 750g fresh heirloom / tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 2 celery hearts finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 can of kidney beans in water
  • 1 large finely chopped onion
  • 1 finely chopped small/medium chili pepper
  • 2 tsp of paprica
  • 1 tsp of ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch of salt (to taste)
  • 2 lugs of mild olive oil


    1. Chop all vegetables into cubes, into separate bowls.
    2. Heat mild olive oil in the pan. Add garlic, onion and chilli. Fry for 20-30 seconds.
    3. Add mushrooms and fry for a minute or until start to change colour. Add celery, allow one minute until starts to soften.
    4. Add kidney beans and follow them with tomatoes. Finally, season to your taste.
    5. Allow the dish to simmer on a low gas setting for about 15 minutes. Cooking time very much depends upon what kind of pan you are using. Please, taste it and enjoy!

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21st Aug, 2012
This sounds great for my vegi friend but I'm not sure the method is all there? Unless it didn't downlad properly?
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