Fall Harvest Chili

This chili absolutely screams “fall is here!” — it’s filled with in-season veggies, quinoa, + spices to fill you up + get you in the mood for apple orchards + apple picking. This was inspired by one of our favorite store-bought soups, Trader Joe’s Harvest Chili! Bonus = this recipe make enough for 4-5 meals!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Sweet Potato 
  • 1/2 Butternut Squash 
  • 1/2 Yellow Onion
  • 1/2 Head of Cauliflower
  • 2 tsp Minced Garlic 
  • 2 cans Diced Tomatoes [+ the sauce] 
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • Salt + Pepper to taste
  • 2 1/2 cups Vegetable Broth
  • 1/3 cup Quinoa
  • Optional: Avocado + Cilantro for garnish 

Directions:

1] Peel + chop sweet potato + butternut quash into bite sized pieces. Then, dice the yellow onion + chop/break apart half of the head of cauliflower
2] Add 1 tsp olive oil + yellow onion to a large pot. With the burner on low, cook the onion + garlic for about 1 minute before adding the sweet potato, butternut squash, + cauliflower. Cook for about 10 minutes [until onion is translucent]. *If vegetables are not reaching the bottom of the pot + they are piled too high, separate half of the veggies + cook in another pan. Re-add to the pot once they are done cooking.  
3] Once vegetables have cooked, add the vegetable broth, tomatoes, quinoa, + all spices — bring to a boil
4] After it has reached a boil, put on low heat, cover with a lid, + let simmer for 20 minutes
5] Let cool + enjoy!

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