Vegetarian Chili
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Vegetarian Chili
Vegetarian Chili
2 tbsp. butter or olive oil
1 cup chopped yam
1 cup chopped butternut squash
1 medium onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 Large pasilla pepper, stemmed, seeded and chopped
1 (15- oz.) can small white beans, drained
1 (15- oz.) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 (14.5- oz.) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
1 (7- oz.) can diced green chiles
1 tbsp. chili powder
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. dried oregano leaves

This chili is just as good the next day, making it the perfect make-ahead dish. This recipe may be doubled or tripled for a crowd.

Prep: 20 minutes, Cook: about 45 minutes, Serves: 4 to 6  

1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add yam, squash and onion; cook and stir for 10 minutes to lightly brown. Stir in garlic and pepper.

2. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes. 

Nutritional Information:
260 calories, 13 g protein, 5 g total fat (3 g sat.), 46 g carbohydrate, 12 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 12 mg cholesterol, 817 mg sodium, 7 points