Northwest Chili Recipe
This Northwest Chili recipe is great for when the weather outside is
cold. So let the snow fall and start warming up the stove for this
chickpeas and lentils are what make this chili special.
There is some preparation time with all the chopping and dicing of the
You can double the recipe so that you can have lots of leftovers.
Invite family and friends to share in the warmth of this chili recipe.
Northwest Chili Recipe
At the core of this chili
are the Northwest’s chickpeas and lentils.
With lots of flavors, this
is sure to warm up your body and your taste buds.
Degree of Difficulty
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 2 large garlic
- 1 1/2 Tbs canola
- 1 cup dry
- 1 cup diced
- 1/2 cup shredded
- 1 green bell
pepper, seeded and chopped
- 1 Tbs chili
powder, or to taste
- 2 1/2 cups water
- 2 tsp beef
bouillon granules or 2 beef bouillon cubes
- 1 141/2-ounce
- 1 8-ounce can
- 1 15-ounce can
chickpeas, drained and rinsed, or about 2 cups boiled
- 1/4 tsp crushed
red pepper, or to taste
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- In a large, heavy saucepan, cook
onion and garlic in oil for 3 to 4 minutes. Add lentils, and stir to
coat them with oil.
- Add potatoes,
carrots, bell pepper, chili powder, water, and bouillon. Bring to a
boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer about 25 minutes, or until lentils
- Add tomatoes, breaking them up
as you do, and tomato sauce, chickpeas, and red pepper.
- Simmer for
another 15 minutes. Season to taste with red pepper, salt, and black
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 55 minutes
Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is
noted in the header section below.
The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.
|Nutrition Per Serving
Number of Servings: 6
| Sat Fat
Weight Watchers Points
Orig. WW Pts: 6
Points Plus: 6
The veggies and tomato juice are not included in the
points plus values.
Chili is one
of those items that you can let simmer for longer than the recipe
states. The longer it simmers, the more the flavors blend together. So
don't be afraid to let this simmer on your stove for a few house.
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