Vegan Black Bean-Tofu Chili Recipe


INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup olive oil
4 chopped onions
2 green peppers seeded and chopped
2 red peppers seeded and chopped
4 cloves minced garlic
1 package firm tofu (drained and cubed)
2 28 oz cans black beans (drained)
1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 teaspoons ground cumin
6 tablespoons chile powder
2 tablespoons dried oregano
2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce

INSTRUCTIONS
In a large skillet heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
Add the onions . Saute and stir until they become soft.
Add garlic, sauté until soft.
Add the green and red peppers. Saute and stir until tender.
Add seasonings to mixture. Blend and stir until well absorbed.

Add mixture to cook pot. Add beans, tofu, and tomatoes. Stir mixture until well blended. Cover and simmer over very low heat 30 to 40 minutes. At intervals, stir mixture for even cooking and to keep mixture well blended.

Kitchen Utensils
Large skillet
Cookpot or Dutch Oven
Measuring spoons and cups