African Cricket Chili – therapeutic too


AFRICAN CRICKET CHILI – therapeutic too

A ‘Cure Whatever Ails You’ Soup. Or at least you’ll think you’re cured. Hibiscus, lavender, black forbidden rice with lots of veggies, herbs and spice makes the alternative cricket tastes especially nice!

MAKES 24 cups

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WILD PINTO BEAN SOUP with fried garlic tortillas

WILD PINTO BEAN SOUP with fried garlic tortillas Pow! Wow! Flavors and textures galore! If you want to impress guests with a soup so wild that they won't know if they're eating meat or not, and won't care, this is it! Makes 20 cups Soup: 2 c. dried pinto beans 9 c. water 2 t. … Continue reading WILD PINTO BEAN SOUP with fried garlic tortillas


WAGON WHEEL CHILI Yves Veggie Ground supplies the meatless meat. Cooked with fried peppers and onion, stewed tomatoes and pinto beans in a coriander-fennel tomato sauce. Hungarian paprika and red cayenne take the place of chili powder - with a great result! Serve alone or over wagon wheel pasta! Makes 9-1/2 cups 1/4 c. olive … Continue reading WAGON WHEEL CHILI


EGGPLANT AND MUSHROOM CHILI Italian and Mexican flavors combine in a gourmet style fine dining chili experience! Makes 12 cups 6 T. margarine 12 oz. fresh button/white mushrooms, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 3 c. cubed eggplant, unpeeled, 1/2 inch cubes (no larger) 1 t. salt 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 1/2 lg. sweet … Continue reading EGGPLANT AND MUSHROOM CHILI


BEER CHILI MAC Onion, green pepper and celery sauteed with fresh garlic in hot chili oil, then simmered with tomatoes and kidney beans in a tomato sauce seasoned with sweet paprika, fennel and thyme. Flavored with beer and a touch of mustard. Topped with diced avocado! Makes 6 servings 2 T. margarine 2 t. hot … Continue reading BEER CHILI MAC


CORN CHILI A sweet corn chili with sauteed celery and onion, combined with kidney beans, mushrooms and stewed tomatoes. Seasoned with chili powder, paprika, garlic and tarragon! Makes 6 cups 4 T. olive oil 1/2 c. diced celery, 3/8 inch squares 1/2 c. diced onion, 3/8 inch squares salt 3 dashes red cayenne pepper 15 … Continue reading CORN CHILI


BASIC CHILI Spicy Mexican chili beans and deep red kidney beans simmered with plum tomatoes, sweet onion, green pepper and green chilies. Heartily seasoned with spice and herbs! Makes 8 cups 2 T. margarine 2 T. olive oil 3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1 lg. sweet onion, diced 1 lg. green pepper, diced … Continue reading BASIC CHILI


BABY PORTOBELLO CHILI Sauteed baby Portobello mushrooms, sweet onion and green, sweet red, Anaheim and habenero peppers. Combined with kidney and pinto beans and simmered in a garlic, chili and fresh basil and parsley cocoa-flavored tomato sauce! Makes 13 cups 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil 14 oz. fresh baby Portobello mushrooms, quartered 1 lg. … Continue reading BABY PORTOBELLO CHILI


MEATLESS CHILI MAC Sauteed mushroom, onion and green pepper with pinto beans and carrot in a smoky-sweet garlic and herb tomato sauce. Seasoned with chili, basil, tarragon and rosemary. Served over elbow macaroni and topped with fresh cilantro! Makes 9 cups 2 T. margarine 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 c. peeled, diced onion … Continue reading MEATLESS CHILI MAC


SOY SAUSAGE CHILI Sauteed sweet onion and soy sausage combined with kidney beans and tomatoes in a  chili and cumin flavored tomato sauce. Seasoned with garlic, basil and rosemary. Splendid for the entire family! Makes 10 cups 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil 1 lg. sweet onion, peeled and diced into 1/2 - 3/4 inch … Continue reading SOY SAUSAGE CHILI


BAKED BEAN CHILI with tomatoes, caramelized sweet onion and textured vegetable protein. Seasoned with cumin, oregano, chipotle powder and fresh garlic. Secret ingredient? Cocoa! Makes 8 cups 3 T. margarine 1 lg. sweet onion, peeled and diced into 1/2 inch squares 1/2 t. salt 1 t. sugar 2/3 c. water 1 lg. vegetable bouillon cube … Continue reading BAKED BEAN CHILI


SLOPPY JOE CHILI BEAN SOUP A thick, fragrant, big flavor vegetable bean soup with orzo pasta. Hearty like a chili! Makes 18-1/2 cups 3 T. corn oil 4-6 sm. yellow onions, diced into ½ inch squares 4 c. fresh cut green cabbage, ¾ inch squares 1 t. salt 2, 14.5 oz. cans sliced carrots including … Continue reading SLOPPY JOE CHILI BEAN SOUP


ANTIPASTO CHILI A taste of Italy in a mainly Mexican dish! Makes 7 cups 2 T. olive oil 1 med. onion, peeled, cut in half lengthwise, then crosswise into thin half rings 1/2 c. sweet red roasted peppers, cut into chunks 3-1/2 oz. can mushrooms, stems & pieces 2 sm. vegetable bouillon cubes 1/2 c. … Continue reading ANTIPASTO CHILI


GARAM MASALA CHILI Sautéed sweet onions and peppers, pinto beans and sweet white and yellow corn simmered in a tomato sauce seasoned with fresh garlic, Garam Masala spice, curry and chili powder. A new and exciting way to experience chili! Makes 13 cups 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 jumbo, or 2 sm. green … Continue reading GARAM MASALA CHILI


 SWEET CHILI for STEVE You won’t find any chili flavoring in this chili. That’s the way he likes it and that’s the way I make it, when I’m cooking just for him! Yield: It’s an all you can eat, which means we don’t measure servings when I make this dish. (It’s greater than 16 cups) 4 T. … Continue reading SWEET CHILI for STEVE