Lentil Chili

Easy
Serves 12
Vegetarian
Vegan
Ingredients: 
  • 1 tbsp. Kowalski's Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 tsp. chopped garlic
  • 1 (46 oz.) can tomato juice
  • 2 (14.5 oz.) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 2 (14.5 oz.) cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp. coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups lentils, soaked, rinsed, drained
Instructions: 

In Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium heat sauté onions, celery and garlic. Stir in remaining ingredients except toppings. Simmer over low heat for 1 1/2 hrs.