This delicious & flavorful veggie chili is packed with protein and fiber and you can make it in under 1 hour. It is a great mealprep friendly recipe and you can also increase the ingredient amount to increase the portion size from 4 to 6 or 8. You can keep the chili in the fridge for up to a week or more.
Calorie and Macro Information per serving (4 servings total): 403 calories, 8F, 54C, 21Fiber, 24P
Ingredients: 1 tsp vegetable oil 4 cloves of minced garlic (~ 9 g) 1 medium white onion diced (~212g) 2 small red chili pepper diced (~ 16 g) 2 medium chopped carrots (~ 200 g) 2 medium diced zucchini (~350 g) 2 medium diced bell pepper (~300 g) 1 can chickpea (240 g drained) 1 can peeled whole tomatoes (240 g drained) 3 can white beans (240 g drained x 3) dried oregano red pepper flakes garlic powder onion powder black pepper sea salt, paprika 1 vegetable stock cube 50 g parmesan cheese
1. Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan at medium high heat. Pour in red chili pepper, garlic, and onion along with 1 vegetable stock cube, dried oregano, black pepper, and sea salt. Stir for 3 to 5 min.
2. Add in zucchini and carrots and stir. season again with sea salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, dried oregano, and stir for 3 to 5 min.
3. Pour in the bell pepper and stir. Add tomatoes with the liquid, canned white beans with the liquid, and canned chickpea with the liquid. Stir and make sure to not add any extra liquid other than the liquid from the canned beans and tomatoes. Stir very well and season again with black pepper, sea salt, red pepper flakes, paprika, dried oregano. Bring to a simmer and simmer uncovered for 30 min.
4. Mix in 50 g parmesan cheese into the chili and let it rest on the stove for 10 to 15 min. Serve fresh or store in 4 containers for mealprep.
Parmesan cheese is not vegetarian so you can replace it with mozzarella cheese or other cheese or soy cheese of your choice.
Hopefully you find this recipe helpful and for more high protein vegetarian lunch/dinner/snack recipes below: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5eJCT09znHwVsEMfCTs_xrF9ah3NMdQD
Check out my other health/fitness/recipe videos here: https://www.youtube.com/c/getfitwithmindynow
Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.