With WINTER creeping up on us this easy, throw in the crockpot recipe is a hit.
Crockpot Vegetable Chili is a delicious, easy and hearty slow cooker recipe. It is a meatless chili that is packed with vegetables. Ingredients include: (3) different varieties of beans, zucchini, tomatoes, corn, onion, cheese and bell peppers. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sodium, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) and vegetarian recipe. Makes (14) servings. Crockpot Vegetable Chili will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 3-1/2 Hours
Total Time: 3-3/4 Hours.
(4 cups) fat-free, low-sodium vegetable broth
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained, rinsed
1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1 (15 oz) can kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 onion, chopped
1 zucchini, chopped
1 green pepper, seeds removed, chopped
1 cup frozen corn
1 (1-1/4 oz) envelope taco seasoning mix
1 (6 oz) box Velveeta®, cut into 1/2″ cubes
1. Combine all ingredients except Velveeta in a slower cooker; cover with lid.
2. Cook on HIGH 3-1/2 to 4 hours or LOW 5 to 6 hours.
3. Stir in Velveeta; cook, covered, 10 minutes or until cheese is completely melted. Stir before serving.
Yield: 14 servings.
Serving Size: 1 cup.
Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1-1/2
1 Vegetable + 1 Starch + 1 Meat(L)
Calories: 160, Total Fat: 3.5g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 500mg, Sugars: 7g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fiber: 6g, Protein: 9g
Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/slow-cooker-vegetable-chili-con-queso-157616.aspx
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