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                              Vegetable Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      teaspoon      Olive Oil
    1                    Large Onion -- chopped
    2                    Cloves of Garlic -- chopped
    2                    Medium Carrots -- sliced
    1      cup           Celery -- sliced diagonally
    1                    Medium Zucchini -- quartered
    1                    Red or Green Pepper
    2                    Jalapeno Peppers
    1      can           28 oz, Tomatoes -- chopped
    1      can           19 oz -- Kidney Beans
    1      tablespoon    Chili Powder
    1      teaspoon      Ground Cumin
    1      teaspoon      Dried Oregano
                         Salt -- Pepper
    1      pinch         Granulated Sugar
                         Shredded Mozzarella
 
 In a large 3 quart casserole dish, combine the oil, onion, garlic, carrots and
celery. Microwave covered at High for 7 to 8 minutes or until vegetable are
almost tender. Add zucchini, peppers, canned tomatoes including liquid, kidney
beans including, chili powder, cumin and oregano. Microwave covered at High for
16 to 18 minutes or until zucchini is tender. Let stand, covered for 5 minutes.
Season to taste with salt, pepper and pinch of sugar. Ladle chili into warm soup
bowls; sprinkle with shredded cheddar or mozzarella and serve. Serves 4.
 
 From The Gazette, 91/02/27.
 
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