Fresh apple, dried fruit and cashews add color, sweetness and crunch to a ready-in-45 vegetarian chili. For a twist on the traditional toppers (and to hint what's inside), garnish with apple slivers.

Source: Midwest Living


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a 4- or 5-quart Dutch oven, combine salsa, hominy, beans, chicken broth, apple, cranberries, cocoa powder, chili powder and bottled hot pepper sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.

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  • Just before serving, stir in cashews. If you like, garnish each serving with slivered or chopped apple and/or a lime wedge.

Nutrition Facts

395 calories; 13 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 1485 mg sodium. 630 mg potassium; 67 g carbohydrates; 13 g fiber; 24 g sugar; 13 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 1166 IU vitamin a; 21 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 24 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 111 mg calcium; 5 mg iron;