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Yummy Chili

What you need: 

Olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
1 long sweet red pepper, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon marjoram
1 teaspoon cumin
2 teaspoon chili powder
1 tablespoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 - 6 ounce can tomato paste
1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
2 cups vegetable broth
1 - 15 ounce can black beans, undrained
1 - 15 ounce can kidney beans, undrained
2/3 cup TVP(textured vegetable protein)
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2/3 cup boiling water
1/2 package (7 ounces) extra firm tofu, drained, pressed and crumbled
Salt and pepper

What you do: 

1) In a large pot over medium heat, saute the onion and red pepper in some olive oil until softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the garlic and spices and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring frequently (do not burn the garlic). Stir in the tomato paste and cook 2 minutes more. Add the crushed tomatoes, veggie broth and beans. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer, 45-60 minutes.
2) Meanwhile, reconstitute the TVP with the boiling water and soy sauce. Let sit 5 minutes.
3) Heat a large pan over medium heat and fry the TVP and crumbled tofu in some olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add the TVP and tofu to the chili. Enjoy.
Source of recipe: I wrote this recipe.

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes, Cooking time: 45 to 60 minutes
Cooking Time: 
45 to 60 minutes
4 to 8
Recipe Category: 


Yummy, as advertised. I used all black beans and more tofu instead of TVP. Also subbed diced fresh tomatoes for the crushed.


awesome recipe! very tasty.  I didn't have a red pepper, crushed tomatoes, garlic or marjoram on hand, and I didn't use any tofu, instead I added tomato juice, garlic powder and 1 cup of the tvp.  I also added frank's red hot, soy cheese on top and voila!  Also it didn't take that long to cook.  will make again :)

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