Lentil Chili II

Lentil Chili II


"Lentils are cooked in a flavorful chili along with carrots and celery."


1 h 25 m servings 189 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 10.9 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 217 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the olive oil and melt the butter in a large pot over low heat. Stir in onion and garlic, and cook until tender. Mix in lentils, tomato paste, and crushed tomatoes. Pour in the water. Season chili with chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Mix carrots and celery into the chili. Continue cooking 20 minutes over low heat, until lentils, carrots, and celery are tender.
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  1. 90 Ratings


I made some changes to this recipe, but I loved the end result. I omitted the oil and butter. I used about 1 1/2 cups of onions and 3 minced garlic cloves. I used 1/2 lb. of lentils and 1/2 l...

amazing. I tried this recipe when I was trying some healthier alternatives for myself and now it is a regular on the houshold menu. Vegtarian and confirmed 'meat eaters' raved about it. My kids ...

I loved this recipe, but I don't like cooked carrots and my bf doesn't like celery so I substituted corn and small cubed potatos. This might sound weird, but it was really tasty and gave the ch...

WOW!!!!!! Such incredible taste! I have never left a review before, but I just had to this time. This is a very tasty dish, I poured it over white rice, and it was excellent in every way and I'm...

Great recipe!! I added double the chili powder and it spiced it up to perfection. My husband loved it so much he brought it to work for some co-workers. Everybody loved it!! Taking "Beano" f...

This was very good. My husband and i loved it. We ate it with tortilla chips and cheddar cheese over the top. YUM

Yummy! I gave it four stars because like other reviews said, I did need to add spices and I also used the whole can of crushed tomatoes. I also added red and green bell peppers and a small can...

This was okay, but it needed more flavor. My husband didn't like it at all.

You definitely need a large pot! I started out doing what the recipe called for, but then I tasted it half way through and it was bland so I added more spice. I also added mushrooms with the v...