Simple and Cozy Lentil Chili

Welcome in fall with this simple and cozy lentil chili. Most of the ingredients are likely already in your pantry, so it’s a good go-to recipe when you need something but don’t have time to run to the grocery store. Try itwith a corn muffin or corn chips.

3 cups chopped onion
3 tablespoons olive oil
1-2 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon granulated onion
1 tablespoon granulated garlic
14 oz. can tomato sauce
cup ketchup
4 cups lentils
12 cups water (more as needed)
1 tablespoon smoked paprika

  • Cook lentils in water for 30 minutes on medium low heat after bringing to a boil.
  • Saute onions in pan with olive oil until caramelized, about 10 minutes. Add to lentils.
  • Add remaining ingredients except for ketchup and paprika. Cook another 20 minutes or until broth gets creamy. Add more water as needed.
  • Add ketchup and paprika and serve.

Serves: 10

Total cooking time: 1 hour

 

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86 comments

Sophie A
Sophie A2 months ago

thank you

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Fi T.
Past Member 3 years ago

Refresher

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Ahmed R.
Past Member 3 years ago

I love lentils. This recipe is a must for me!

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Marie P.
Marie P3 years ago

Loving it. Thank you for sharing

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Siyus Copetallus
Siyus C3 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Jeanne Rogers
Jeanne R3 years ago

Looks good....I'm eager to try!

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Elena Poensgen
Elena Poensgen3 years ago

Thank you

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Tanya W.
Tanya W3 years ago

So not my type of food

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Tanya W.
Tanya W3 years ago

Thanks

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Elisabeth T.
Elisabeth T3 years ago

Wonderful recipe! Will make Heidi's chili too, veggie style. Thanks so much

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