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Bean and Lentil Chili

What you need: 

1/2 cup dried brown lentils
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large sweet onion (but yellow is okay, too)
1 large red bell pepper
2 cloves crushed garlic
2 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt (more or less)
1 teaspoon brown sugar (or other sweetener)
2 15 oz cans dark red kidney beans (well rinsed)
1 15 oz can chopped tomatoes

What you do: 

Cook the lentils in plenty of water. (appx 40 min) Dice the vegetables and saute with olive oil in a large pot for 10 minutes. Add garlic and saute for 2 more minutes. Add the tomatoes, kidney beans, lentils, and seasonings. Simmer for 30 minutes.

Preparation Time: 
30 minutes
Cooking Time: 
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