This delicious vegetarian red lentil chilli is made with lentils, red peppers, kidney beans and tomatoes, flavoured with a spicy mixture of chilli, garlic, coriander, cinnamon, cumin and a small square of dark chocolate. Serve this easy chilli on a bed of white rice with sprinkle of lightly chopped coriander
Our spicy chilli is the perfect veggie or vegan chilli and a great alternative to the traditional chilli con carne. Vegetarian chilli can have a variety of ingredients, those with vegetables only, those containing lentils and those containing meat substitutes such as quorn or tofu. Our full flavoured veggie chili has a red lentil base. and is cooked with onions, garlic, tomato, kidney beans and chilli and spiced with chilli flakes, cinnamon, coriander, cumin and oregano.
Red lentils are often over looked for a staple ingredient for a veggie meal, but while they have a milder taste than green lentils, they are perfect for a spicy dish like this. The secret ingredient that makes this dish extra special is the addition of a small square of dark chocolate it brings out the subtle flavours of dish perfectly.
This mouth watering lentil chilli is the perfect quick cook winter meal, we serve it with rice but it would be just as delicious with a sweet potato jacket or a traditional jacket. This recipe is also ideal for freezing so cook double and stick some in the freezer for an extra quick dinner on those busy days