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Crockpot Three-Bean Mega Veggie Chili

  • Author: Kathy Carmichael
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Crockpot

Description

Oil-free and loaded with 10 veggies, this crockpot chili won’t disappoint the crowd. Bring it to a tailgate party and watch it disappear.


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Ingredients

  • 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz. can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz. can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1 yellow zucchini squash, diced
  • 1 green zucchini squash, diced
  • 1 sweet potato, skin on, diced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 3 stalks of celery, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded, and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound mushrooms, stemmed, cleaned, and diced, or you can use Beyond Meat Crumbles
  • 2 can Muir Glen Roasted Diced Tomatoes
  • 4 cups organic vegetable broth
  • 16 ounces organic tomato sauce
  • 1 package chili seasoning packet of choice

Optional: Cashew sour cream, chopped jalapeños,  avocado, chopped tomatoes, red peppers, cilantro and limes

CASHEW SOUR CREAM

  • 1 cup aw cashews (soaked overnight or 23 hours)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened plant-based milk (I used almond milk)
  • 1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Sauté red and white diced onion with 2 cloves of garlic
  • Add mushrooms (or beyond meat if using)
  • Cook for 10 minutes on medium until liquid dissipates
  • Add 2 cans of roasted tomatoes
  • Add chili seasoning
  • Stir
  • Cook on low
  • Chop remaining vegetables: red pepper, celery, carrots, sweet potato, jalapeño, zucchinis
  • Add chopped vegetables to crock pot
  • Add sautéed vegetables (beyond meat, if using)
  • Add tomato sauce
  • Add drained beans
  • Add vegetable broth
  • Stir
  • Put top on crock pot, turn on low, cover….and walk away for 6 to 8 hours.
  • When you get home from work, switch to serve mode on the crock pot, and you are done!
  • Enjoy a hot hearty meal all while you were gone at work.

CASHEW SOUR CREAM:

  • Drain and rinse cashews
  • Put all ingredients in a cup sized blender
  • Blend until smooth
  • Place in refrigerator to cool prior to serving

Keywords: chili, veggie chili, no oil, vegan, soup, three beans, veggies