Comforting Veggie Bean Chili Soup

Not only have I been craving Pumpkin, Apples, Cinnamon, and Roasted Everything, but I have also been craving/needing something that is warm, comforting, and that you can eat with a spoon in a bowl, for days on end

Ingredients:

  • 4 Celery Hearts (chopped)
  • 3 Whole Carrots (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (chopped
  • 1 1/2 Cup Button Mushrooms (chopped)
  • 1/2 of a Large Sweet Onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 Handfuls of Kale (torn into bite sized pieces)
  • 1 15oz Can of Kidney Beans (No-Salt Added)
  • 1 15oz Can of Black Eyed Peas (No-Salt Added)
  • 2 14oz Cans of Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes (No-Salt Added)
  • 1 TB Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 TB Dried Parsley
  • 1 TB Dried Cilantro

veggi bean soup

Directions:

– Prepare all your veggies (washed, chopped, etc.) then heat a large soup pot on the stove over high heat. Once the pot is hot add the veggies (carrots, celery, onion, mushrooms, and bell pepper) and dry saute for about 5 minutes stirring constantly.

– Add in your spices and the two cans of tomatoes.

– After that open you beans and give them a good rinse, then throw them in the pot as well. Take an empty tomato can and fill it with water and throw that in the pot as well.

– Bring to a boil and then cover the pot and reduce heat to low for 45 minutes. Stir occasionally. During the last 10 minutes add in the kale.

– Remove from heat and let it cool for a bit. Unless you are impatient like me and would rather burn your mouth…Serve with warm bread, taco shells, or a crunchy tortilla or what ever else you would like! Enjoy!

via Comforting Veggie Bean Chili.

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