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Vegetable Bacon Chili Recipe

bacon chili is a very nice main course. the fact that it is vegetable in this recipe certainly increases the flavor of the recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword bacon chili, bacon chili recipe, Vegetable & Bacon Chili recipe
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 400kcal

Ingredients

  • white or yellow onion
  • 200 gr trimmed bacon or ham (7 ounces)
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1 yellow capsicum
  • 200 g mushrooms (about 2 cups diced) (7 ounces)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 fresh jalepeno, seeds removed (or more if you want it spicy)
  • 1 can Mexe-beans (pinto) (do not drain)
  • 1 can cannellini or other beans, drained
  • 1/2 tsp each garlic powder & cumin
  • 2 chicken stock cubes and about 3/4c water

Instructions

  • Chop onion and fry with the bacon.
  • Meanwhile dice all the other veggies and mix in slow cooker or crockpot.
  • Add onion & bacon mixture and the remainder of the ingredients, except mushrooms.
  • Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3.
  • Add mushrooms; stir through, and cook for another 30 mins to 1 hour.
  • Cook for an additional 30 minutes without lid, if chili is too soupy.
  • Garnish with light sour cream and salsa or hot sauce.