Homemade Soyrizo Chili & Baked Potatoes

Chili is definitely a comfort food for me. The heartiness and spice really hit the spot and what I love best is that you can make chili from anything you have laying around really. Something about chili reminds me of being a little kid and my mom making her famous chili & corn chips dish. Nostalgic food is always a plus in my book.

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I happened to have a couple cans of beans, half a bell pepper and some soyrizo in my fridge so I figured I’d throw it all into the crock pot along with some other veggies I purchased and call it a chili. I mean, just look at how gorgeous those vegetables are together!!

Fellowship of the Vegetable Vegan Chili

I’m forgoing the corn chips this particular occasion and opting instead to spoon my chili over a baked potato with some Daiya and avocado to top it off. Thank god for air conditioning, because it’s still hot as a mofo here and I may just be crazy for making such a warm dish.

Now, this chili may look a bit pricey, but it makes a ton, so you can use it throughout the week (and it’s always better the next day). In the end it’s pretty cheap. I mean, can you imagine getting a bowl of chili in a restaurant for $1-2?? NOPE!

Fellowship of the Vegetable Vegan Chili 1

1 can organic kidney beans $1.19
1 can white beans $.89
1 5oz package tomato paste $.99
1/2 package soyrizo $1.75
1 organic zucchini $1.29
1 organic onion $.86
3 cloves organic garlic $.32
1/2 red bell pepper $.65
1 TBSP Cumin $.15
1/2 TSP Chili Powder $.06
1/2 TSP Salt $.01
1/2 TSP Pepper $.05
Chili Total $8.21 or $1.02 per cup 

2 cups chili $2.04
2 organic potatoes $3.06
1/8 cup Daiya Mozzarella Shreds $.31
1/2 avocado $.99
Meal Total: $6.40 or $3.20 per serving

What meal from your childhood do you like to veganize??


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