Hearty Meatless Chili

Preparation Time10 mins Cooking Time45 mins Makes 4 servings
Ingredients List
  1. 1 envelope Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion Soup Mix
  2. 4 cups water
  3. 1 can (16 oz.) chick peas or garbanzos or garbanzo beans
  4. 1 can (16 oz.) red kidney beans rinsed and drained
  5. 1 can (14.5 oz.) whole peeled tomatoes undrained and chopped
  6. 1 cup lentils rinsed and drained
  7. 1 large rib celery
  8. 1 Tbsp. ground chili powder
  9. 2 tsp. ground cumin (optional)
  10. 1 medium garlic



1. In 4-quart saucepan or stockpot, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes or until lentils are almost tender. Remove cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, an additional 20 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed and lentils are tender. Serve, if desired, over hot cooked brown or white rice and top with shredded cheddar cheese.