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How to make Vegetarian Chilli

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Chilli con carne is a great dish but veggies shouldn't be left out of the mix. Here's a really simple but very effective way to create a mouth-watering veggie chilli that'll leave the meat eaters envious! Serves 4.
What you'll need: 
1 medium size onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tin chopped tomatoes AND 1 tin kidney beans
2 peppers (different colours), roughly chopped into 1 inch slices
2 courgettes, sliced (approx 2cm slices)
1 carrot, diced
250 g button mushrooms, halved
1 red chilli, finely chopped
Seasonings: 2 tsp ground cumin; 1 tsp chilli powder; salt & pepper
Olive Oil
Heat the oil in a deep saucepan or wok over a medium heat and gently fry the onion and garlic for 2 minutes or until softened
Add in the mushrooms and chopped chilli and fry for a further 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
And in the remainder of the vegetables: the peppers, courgettes and carrots, then add the cumin and chilli powder and fry for a further 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Finally, add in the tomatoes and the kidney beans, reduce the heat so that the chilli is simmering and leave to simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occassionally.
Your veggie chilli is now complete! Serve immediately with boiled rice or tacos shells with lettuce, sliced tomatoes and cheese.
If the chilli is looking a little dry (which will only happen if you over cook the final steps) then simply add a little water or worchestershire sauce


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