Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chipotle Chili with Avocado

Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chipotle Chili with Avocado
Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chipotle Chili with Avocado
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    Hearty, spicy and sweet vegetarian chili made with butternut squash and black beans. Top with creamy avocado for an easy meal that satisfies vegans, carnivores and gluten-free eaters alike. This recipes serves 3 to 4. This chili is very hearty, but feel free to add another can of tomatoes or more vegetable broth if you want to thin it out a bit. Double the recipe for a crowd.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 medium red onion, chopped
    • 2 red bell peppers, chopped
    • 1 small butternut squash (1½ pounds or less), peeled and chopped into ½-inch cubes
    • 4 garlic cloves, pressed or minced
    • 1 tablespoon chili powder
    • ½+ tablespoon chopped chipotle pepper in adobo* (start with ½ tablespoon and add more to taste, I thought mine was just right with 1 tablespoon)
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained, or 3 cups cooked black beans
    • 1 small can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes, including the liquid**
    • 2 cups vegetable broth (or one 14-ounce can)
    • Salt, to taste
    • 2 Avocados from Mexico, diced
    • 3 corn tortillas for crispy tortilla strips (or substitute crumbled tortilla chips)
    • Optional additional garnishes: Chopped fresh cilantro and/or red pepper flakes

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1946 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 43 g 66.47%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 39.9%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 49 mg 16.25%
    • Sodium: 4352 mg 181.34%
    • Calcium: 632 mg 63.15%
    • Potassium: 2274 mg 64.96%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 16 mg 91.53%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 335 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 36 g 142.61%
    • Sugar: 39 g
    • Protein: 64 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 1376.95%
    • Vitamin C 421.55%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch21
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total14 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total6 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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