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Vegetarian Chili

A hearty, filling and easy chili recipe that's great for Fat Smash Phase 1.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Sauté onions and garlic in large saucepan sprayed with non stick spray until tender.
  2. Add cans of diced tomatoes, black beans (or kidney beans) with liquid, corn (optional) and water, and cook on medium heat.
  3. Add chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper to taste. Add ground red pepper for a spicier flavor.
  4. Simmer uncovered for about 20-30 minutes until desired consistency - enjoy over brown rice if permitted.
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Can I Have These Foods

on Fat Smash Diet (phase 3: construction ):
Food Group Avg Member Opinion 
Legumes and Legume Products
OK*
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
OK*
Spices and Herbs
Moderation*
Water
Favorable*
food groups ordered by calorie contribution to recipe.

Reviews 
This was the best!! I used pinto beans instead and I was full with just a cup!
This was a great recipe! I added the Boca crumbles and my boyfriend a known "carnivore" said it was awesome! Thanks!
10 Jan 09 by member: Meg780
I used olive oil(1 tsp) to sautee onion, celery, carrots, and red bell peppers. With the Boca crumbles and some smoked paprika, this was a great meal. After phase 1, I'll add some low fat cheese! Yummy!!!!
05 Mar 09 by member: mleh
This is fine. I added a a red pepper, a little frozen chopped spinach to up the nutrients, and some portobello mushrooms to give it a little texture. The calorie count seems really really high for something containing just beans, tomatoes and spices. Is it the corn? (I didn't use it. )
This is FABULOUS! I made this recipe exactly as it was written and added one bag of Morningstar Farms crumbles. Even my picky children loved it, and it will become a regular dish at our house. =) I also thought that the calorie information presented seemed way too high, so I did another calculation (on a different site). Even with the addition of one bag of soy crumbles, the calories per serving were only 249 and the total fat per serving was 4.2.
17 Jan 10 by member: jfe271
Very good, quick to prepare, and satisfying dish for Fat Smash diet phase 1. Thank you for sharing.
Looking forward to making this for myself very soon ^_^!
20 Aug 13 by member: BodyART331
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Nutrition summary:

There are 584 calories in 1 serving of Vegetarian Chili.
Calorie break-down: 5% fat, 72% carbs, 23% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 32
Calories 584
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.52g 5%
  Saturated Fat 0.738g 4%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.414g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.689g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 241mg 10%
Potassium 2574mg  
Total Carbohydrate 108.76g 36%
  Dietary Fiber 25.8g 103%
  Sugars 7.69g  
Protein 35.16g  
 
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 24% Iron 58%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
29%
of RDI*
(584 calories)
29% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (72%)
 
Fat (5%)
 
Protein (23%)
Carbohydrates, 108.76g (72%) Fat, 3.52g (5%) Protein, 35.16g (23%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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