A healthy, yet hearty vegetarian five-bean chili with savory spices! Perfect to warm you up!
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 onion, diced
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 cups vegetable broth
1 can tomato sauce
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 can great northern beans, drained and rinsed
1 can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
2 1/2 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon paprika (or smoked paprika)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Add red peppers and onions to a large pot and sauté over medium high heat until onions are translucent. Add garlic and sauté another minute until fragrant. Add broth, tomato sauce, and all beans. Bring to a boil.
Add cumin, paprika, slat, and garlic powder. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook 15-20 minutes longer, stirring throughout. Serve hot with sliced green onions, cheese, sour cream, or other toppings as desired.