Last Nights Dinner

So I am def. not a football fan, but all the “big game” commercials lately totally influenced my dinner choice last night. I saw a commercial with people eating nachos and decided yep! that’s what we are having for dinner.

I just made some vegetarian chili and then let the layering begin! Mmmm I love nachos!!


Vegetarian Chili
2 cloves garlic
1 tbsp Olive oil
1/2 Medium Onion chopped
2 Bay leaves
1 1/2 tsp Cumin
2 tbsp dried Oregano
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp pepper
2 Bell pepper, chopped (I like yellow and orange)
2 Jalapeno Peppers, chopped
3 (15 oz.) cans of whole tomatoes (cut up with kitchen scissors- I like it a little more chunky then diced cans) 1 can needs to be drained of liquid so its not to soupy.
1 Small can of tomato paste
1 tbsp pepper
1/4 cup of chili powder
1 (15oz) can kidney beans
1 (15oz.) can garbanzo beans
1 (15oz.) can black beans
Frozen corn
avocado slices
Corn Chips
Shredded Cheese

1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the onion, and season with bay leaves, cumin, oregano, and salt. Cook and stir until onion is tender, then mix in the bell peppers, jalapeno peppers and garlic.

2. Mix the tomatoes and paste into the pot. Season chili with chili powder and pepper. Stir in the kidney beans, garbanzo beans, and black beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 25 minutes. Stir in the corn, and continue cooking 5 minutes. Right before serving stir in handful and chopped cilantro.

3. Take a shallow bowl. Lay some chips down. Place a layer of chili on top. Top with some cheese. Repeat. Top with avocado slices.

  1. This looks so insanely delicious. Can’t wait to try it!

  2. Thanks for sharing, I’ve actually been looking for a good vegetarian chili recipe, since my Otherside Cafe vegan chili habit gets expensive.

  3. Mmmmm! That looks really yummy! 🙂

  4. This looks super yum.

  5. That looks super good. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  6. chelsea •

    you have no idea how hungry you just made me. is it lunch yet???

  7. mmm, looks delish! i am going to make this tonight. thanks for sharing!

  8. gosh that looks scrumptious!

  9. chelsea •

    ok, this had me salivating yesterday. so I actually made this for dinner last night! I went the lazy route and bought some Trader Joe’s veggie chili to use. Still delicious and much faster after a long day of work and two hungry kiddos to feed!!

  10. oh i want to eat this right now! it looks & sounds so delicious!

  11. Rebekah •

    I would have always thought this looks so good
    but after eating nothing but Indian food for the past 10 days (and its not my fav.) this looks AMAZING, AWESOME and WONDERFUL!
    My mouth is watering!

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