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Vegetarian Lentil Chili

Amanda Cooks & Styles
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili - Healthy vegetarian chili packed with veggies cooked low and slow.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 3/4 cup lentils
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 cup mushroom finely sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup spinach chopped
  • 1 15 oz. canned kidney beans
  • 1 8 oz. canned tomato sauce
  • 1 15 oz. canned diced tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp paprika


  • Add all the ingredients to your slow cooker and give it a good stir to fully mix. Cook on the slow setting for 7-8 hours or on the high setting for 4 hours. That's it! Serve chili with your favorite toppings.


If you want to cook this lentil chili on the stovetop, use these instructions:
Add all ingredients to a large dutch oven or pot. Give it a good stir and bring to a low simmer. Continue to simmer over low heat for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally. When done, lentils will be tender. Serve with your favorite toppings!
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