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Slow Cooker Lentil Chili
Hearty, warm, satisfying...and vegan! This vegetable-stuffed soup is easy to set up and full of flavor. Serve with a little good whole grain bread to sop up the tasty juices.
1 lb. butternut squash, cubed
1 yellow onion, finely chopped
1 red bell pepper, diced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 1/2 cups water
1 (14.5 oz.) can no-salt-added crushed tomatoes
1 (15 oz.) can no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed
1 (15 oz.) can no-salt-added kidney beans, drained and rinsed
3/4 cup dried lentils
1-2 Tbsp. chili powder (to taste)
1 Tbsp. ground cumin
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
2 avocados, diced
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Slow Cooker Lentil Chili

Slow Cooker Lentil Chili

Slow Cooker Lentil Chili
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  • Servings:Makes 8
  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:480 minutes
1. Place all the ingredients, except cilantro and avocado, in a slow cooker. Stir to combine.
2. Cover and cook on LOW until the lentils are tender (6-8 hours).
3. Top with cilantro and avocado to serve.