White Quinoa Chili

White Quinoa Chili

0.5protein
1starch
1vegetable

If you feel like switching it up from your traditional chili, try this white chili! It's still full of vitamins and healthy starches from veggies and beans, with just a little spin on the flavor profile.

icon1 1/2 cups
icon45 minutes
Soup, Chili & Stews
Diabetic Friendly
Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Ingredients
4 servings
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  • Olive oil
    1 tablespoon
  • Yellow onion, diced
    1 onion
  • Garlic, minced
    2 tablespoon
  • Red bell pepper, diced
    1 pepper
  • JalapeƱos, seeds removed and diced
    2 jalapeƱo
  • Large carrots, peeled and chopped
    2 carrot
  • Celery stalks, chopped
    4 stalk
  • Cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
    2 (15.5 ounce) can
  • Cumin
    1 tablespoon
  • Salt
    1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper
    1 pinch
  • Vegetable broth
    4 cup
  • Quinoa, rinsed
    1/2 cup
  • Baby kale
    4 cup
  • Hot sauce (optional)
    1 teaspoon
Directions
  • 1
    In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  • 2
    Add onion, cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Add garlic, peppers, carrot and celery and cook, stirring occasionally until vegetables are tender (about 8 minutes).
  • 4
    Stir in beans and seasonings, cook for a few more minutes. Add broth, increase heat and bring to boil. Then reduce and simmer for 5-10 more minutes.
  • 5
    Add quinoa, cover and cook for 12-14 minutes or until quinoa is tender.
  • 6
    Stir in kale, allow to wilt. Add hot sauce if desired.