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Freezer-Prep Protein Packed Chili

Tasty Team


for 6 servings

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 15 oz black beans (425 g), 1 can, drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz kidney bean (425 g), 1 can, drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz chickpeas (425 g), 1 can, drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz corn (425 g), 1 can, drained
  • 30 oz diced tomato (425 g), 2 cans
  • ¼ cup tomato paste (55 g)
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • ¾ cup lentils (125 g)
  • sour cream, for serving
  • shredded cheddar cheese, for serving
  • sliced scallions, for serving

Nutrition Info

    Calories 1077
    Fat 48g
    Carbs 134g
    Fiber 24g
    Sugar 33g
    Protein 28g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a large pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until translucent. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a slow cooker.
  2. Add the black beans, kidney beans, chickpeas, corn, diced tomatoes, and tomato paste to the slow cooker. Season with the chili powder, cumin, paprika, cayenne, coriander, salt, honey, vegetable stock, and lentils.
  3. Stir and slow cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 6 hours, until the lentils have softened.
  4. Enjoy right away or freeze up to 6 months in an airtight container. Defrost in the refrigerator and reheat when ready to eat. Serve with shredded cheese, sour cream, and sliced scallions.
  5. Enjoy!

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