Black Bean Chili


- 1 tbsp avocado oil (or oil substitute)

- 1 red onion, diced

- 5 cloves garlic, minced

- 1 tbsp chili powder

- 1 tbsp cumin

- 1/2 tsp sugar

- 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes

- 2 tsp diced chipotles in adobo (optional)

- 3 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed

- 1 cup uncooked split red lentils

- 2 (15 oz.) cans tomato sauce

- 2-3 cups vegetable broth

- juice of 1 lime

- salt and pepper


- fritos chips

- vegan sour cream

- cilantro

- jalapeño


- heat oil in large pot over medium heat

- add onion, salt and pepper and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently

- add garlic, chili powder, cumin, and sugar and cook for another minute, stirring frequently

- stir in diced tomatoes, chipotles in adobo, black beans, lentils, and a large pinch of salt and pepper

- add tomato sauce and 2 cups vegetable broth

- cover, turn to medium-high heat, and bring to a simmer

- reduce heat and simmer over medium-low for 5-7 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring frequently (add 3rd cup of vegetable broth if desired)

- stir in lime juice and season to taste with additional salt and pepper

- add any desired garnish

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