Warm and Hearty Chili Recipe


~ 4

Ready In:

Prep ~20 min, Cook ~40

Great For:

Lunch, Dinner

Ingredients & Directions:

    • 1 tbsp. olive oil
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
    • 2 carrots, peeled and finely chopped
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 jalapeño, finely chopped
    • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
    • 1 (15.5-oz) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 (15.5-oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 (15.5-oz) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 (28-oz.) can fire roasted tomatoes
    • 3 cup vegetable broth
    • 2 tbsp. chili powder
    • 1/2 cup Mighty Cricket Protein Powder (Unflavored)
    • 1 tbsp. cumin
    • 2 tsp. oregano
    • kosher salt
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • Classic garnish: Shredded cheddar, sour cream, cilantro
    • Southwestern garnish: Lime wedges, baked tortilla strips, cilantro


    1. In a large pot over medium heat, heat olive oil then add onion, bell pepper, and carrots. Sauté for 5 minutes. Add garlic and jalapeño and cook until fragrant.

    2. Add tomato paste and stir to coat vegetables. Add tomatoes, beans, broth, and seasonings + cricket powder. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

    3. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and let simmer for 30 minutes.

    4. Garnish and serve.

    Notes for the Warm and Hearty Chili Recipe:

    This hearty chili recipe packs meaty flavor without the beef! Make this for your next group gathering (we won’t tell them the secret ingredient).


    About the Creator:

    Sarah Schlafly

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