Pinterest Follow Button
Family Favorite Recipes Family Favorites
Mr Espresso
like us on Facebook

Vegetable Chili with Crispy Cheese Top

No recipe image available.A hearty vegetarian chili with two types of beans—black and pinto—served topped with a broiled crust of cheddar cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 zucchini, trimmed and chopped
3/4 cup vegetable broth
2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon garlic salt
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat the oil until sizzling in a deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Add black beans, pinto beans, tomatoes, bell pepper, zucchini, broth, chili powder, cumin and garlic salt. Mix well and reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Heat broiler.
  3. Place chili in individual broiler-safe bowls or a deep-dish broiler-safe casserole; top with cheddar cheese and place under broiler until cheese goes past melty to crispy.

Makes 4 servings.