Three Bean Chilli

three bean chilliAnother favourite from Cooking Without.  As usual we like to make big batches of this for the freezer.  This should make 8 portions.

Both DD1(5) & DD2(2.5) love it 🙂


  • 1 tin aduki beans
  • 1tin kidney beans
  • 120g red lentils
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 sweet green peppers
  • 2 large carrots
  • 2 green chilli, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 4 tins tomatoes (really?)
  • 2 bayleaf
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 0.5-1tsp chilli powder

to serve:

  • rice


  1. finely dice all the veg.
  2. put in a LARGE saucepan with the crushed garlic, diced chilli & olive oil.
  3. sweat the veg until they soften
  4. add the tomatoes, herbs, spices & beans
  5. bring to the boil & simmer until all the beans & veg are tender, and the sauce is thick.

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Vegetarian. One husband, Two cats, Three kids.

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