Two Bean Vegetable Chili

  • Prep 25 min.
  • Total 20 min.
  • Serves 8
  • Two Bean Vegetable Chili
Hearty chunks of zucchini, onion, carrots, mushrooms and peppers simmer with red and black beans in a rich Italian sauce.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Quick & Easy, Tomato Sauce, Vegetarian

What You'll Need

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 1

    large onion, finely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)

  • 2

    large zucchini, chopped (about 3 1/2 cups)

  • 2

    large carrots, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 1

    package (10 ounces) mushrooms, chopped (about 3 cups)

  • 2

    large red bell peppers, chopped (about 2 cups)

  • 1

    can (about 15 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1

    can (about 15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 3

    cup OR

  • 2

    teaspoon ground ground chipotle chile powder

  • 1

    teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed

How to Make It

  • 1

    Heat the oil in a 6-quart saucepot over medium heat. Add the onion, zucchini, carrots, mushrooms and peppers and cook for 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender-crisp, stirring often.

  • 2

    Stir the beans, sauce, chipotle pepper and oregano in the saucepot and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cook for 10 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

CHOOSE TASTE. CHOOSE PREGO.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A MEAL EVERYONE WILL LOVE
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THE SIMPLE TRICK TO MAKE SAUCES THAT STICK.

Don't Rinse Your Pasta

Don't rinse your pasta after cooking it. Doing this washes the starch off the surface, which is what helps the sauce cling to it.