Skyline Lentil Chili
"Serve chili over spaghetti and top with chopped onion, finely shredded Cheddar cheese, kidney beans, and Tabasco® sauce. I used to love Skyline Cincinnati-style chili. When I went vegetarian I came up with this Skyline lentil chili to give me that Skyline taste. I use green or black lentils as the protein where standard Cincinnati-style would use ground meat. Even though I've gone back to eating meat this is still my preferred way to get my Skyline fix."
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Ingredients1 h 35 m servings 77 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings
- Mix chili powder, garlic powder, unsweetened chocolate, cinnamon, cumin, salt, cayenne pepper, allspice, cloves, and bay leaf together in a bowl until seasoning mix is well combined.
- Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat; cook and stir onions and green bell pepper until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Add vegetable broth and lentils; simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in seasoning mix, tomato sauce, apple cider vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce; simmer for 1 hour more, adding water if chili gets too thick.
- Remove bay leaf from chili. Blend chili using an immersion blender until desired consistency is reached.
- Cook's Notes:
- If you want this to be vegan, use vegan Worcestershire sauce cheese.
- Note, if you're not familiar with Cincinnati-style chili - this is not regular chili. It is a sauce served over spaghetti (or as a dip with crackers or on bread), topped with Cheddar cheese.
Per Serving: 77 calories; 2.9 g fat; 12.1 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 658 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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