*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                 CHILI RICO
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili                            Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1                    Medium onion, chopped
    2                    Cloves garlic, minced
    2       tb           Vegetable oil
    1       cn           Whole tomatoes (28 oz can)
                         - undrained
                         - coarsely chopped
    2       cn           Kidney beans (16 oz cans)
                         - rinsed and drained
    1       cn           Whole kernel corn (12oz can)
                         - drained
      1/2   c            Picante Sauce
    1 1/2   ts           Ground cumin
    1       t            Oregano leaves, crushed
    1       t            Unsweetened cocoa
      1/4   ts           Cinnamon
    1                    Red or green bell pepper
                         - cut into 1/2-inch slices.
                         -----OPTIONAL TOPPINGS-----
                         Sour cream
                         Chopped green onions
 
      Cook onion and garlic in oil in large saucepan or
   Dutch oven until onion is tender but not brown.  Add
   remaining ingredients except red pepper and optional
   toppings; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat, cover and
   simmer 20 minutes.  Stir in red pepper; continue to
   simmer uncovered 5 minutes or until desired
   consistency.  Ladle into bowls; top as desired and
   serve with additional picante sauce.  Makes 6
   servings, about 7 1/2 cups chili.
      Brightly colored and boldly flavored, this
   meat-free chili is lightly seasoned with cinnamon.
   Its far-from-the-ordinary flavor and low fat and
   calorie counts make it a favorite of the fitness set.
  
 
 
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