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LENTIL AND GROUND BEEF CHILI

This is a great recipe filled with healthy ingredients that is sure to last you or your family for days! 

All ingredients can be found at the Hunger and Health Coalition!

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INSTRUCTIONS

INSTRUCTIONS

1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onions and red bell pepper, cook for about 8-10 minutes or until soft and browned. Stir occasionally. 

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2. Stir in garlic and chili powder. Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

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3. Add lentils, tomatoes, bay leaf and vegetable stock. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer partially covered over medium-low heat for about 30 minutes or until lentils are tender. Remove. from the heat and discard the bay leaf.

4. While the lentils are cooking, in a separate skillet cook the ground beef. After the lentils are cooked add in the ground beef.

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5. Stir in the cilantro and serve with a topping of choice and

ENJOY!