Slow Cooker Lentil Chili

Number of Servings: 8 (350g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 8 hours
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.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2½ 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
  • ¾ cup dried lentils
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 avocados, diced

Directions

  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.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 350g

Amount per serving
Calories 275
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.5g 13%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 460mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 12.5g 43%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 18g
Protein 11g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 102.4mg 8%
Iron 4.3mg 20%
Potassium 975mg 20%
Vitamin A 366.7mcg 40%
Vitamin C 43.9mg 50%
Vitamin E 4mg 25%
Vitamin K 22.6mcg 20%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 4.8mg 30%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 30%
Folate 179mcg 45%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2.3mcg 6%
Chloride 370mg 15%
Pantothenate 1.6mg 40%
Phosphorus 192.4mg 15%
Iodine 1.4mcg 0%
Magnesium 86.6mg 20%
Zinc 1.7mg 20%
Selenium 1.8mcg 4%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 0.7mg 30%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 4.3mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Water, Butternut Squash, Crushed Tomatoes (tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride), Avocado, Black Beans, Organic Cannellini White Kidney Beans (organic White Kidney Beans, Water, Kombu Seaweed), Lentils, Red Bell Pepper, Onion, Chili Powder, Olive Oil, Cilantro, Cumin, Garlic, Kosher Salt, Black Pepper.

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