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Easy Lentil Chili

Tasty and so easy to make, this hearty Easy Lentil Chili is all you will be craving this autumn.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Lentil Chili
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 295kcal
Author: Tania Sheff

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin powder
  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 2 32 oz cartons of beef broth
  • 16 oz brown lentils
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • sour cream to serve

Instructions

  • In a large Dutch Oven, saute the onions with peppers in olive oil for 5-7 minutes on a medium heat.
  • Add beef and cook, breaking into pieces for another 5 minutes.
  • Add chili powder, cumin, fresh and canned tomatoes, lentils, beef broth, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for about 45 minutes, until lentils are soft and cooked through. Add chopped cilantro, stir and enjoy!

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 167mg | Fiber: 16g | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 5.9mg