hearty and healthy lentil and kale chili recipe from organicgirl
lentil and kale chili recipe

hearty lentil and kale chili recipe

cozy up with this hearty lentil and kale chili recipe! go bold this holiday with a big pot of this chili! this recipe makes a warming meal with way more goodness than the average chili. kale and tons of veggies gives you the healthy kick you need, while warm lentils and beans in a rich sauce with a jalapeño garnish keeps you feeling warm and fuzzy no matter how cold it gets outside! great as a hearty lunch or dinner on a cold day.

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4 servings
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45 mins to cook


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon sea salt
4 garlic cloves, chopped
¼ cup chili powder
4 cups vegetable stock
1 can (14 ounces) pinto beans, drained
1 can (14 ounces) black beans, drained
1 can (14 ounces) kidney beans, drained
½ cup red lentils
1 package (5 ounce) organicgirl© i heart baby kale
1 jalapeño, thinly sliced
chopped cilantro
lime wedges


1. in a soup pot or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. add onion, bell pepper and salt and saute until tender, about 6-8 minutes.

2. stir in garlic and chili powder and cook 1 minute more.

3. add stock, pinto beans, black beans, kidney beans, and lentils. bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer gently until lentils are tender, about 20-25 minutes.

4. stir in kale and cook 3 minutes more or until wilted.

5. separate into bowls.

6. garnish chili with jalapeños, cilantro, and lime wedges.

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