Imitation meat crumbles, featured in this recipe, add texture and flavor to soups and stews without extra fat or cholesterol. You can also use them in casseroles, tacos or in place of cooked ground beef in most recipes. This recipe was written by the Healthline Editorial Team: http://www.healthline.com/health-recipes/spicy-black-bean-chili —Healthline
large onion, chopped
large green bell pepper, chopped
button mushrooms, finely chopped
8 ounce packages imitation meat crumbles*
chipotle chili in adobo sauce, chopped
15 ounce cans low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper and sauté, stirring occasionally, until onions begin to brown, about 10 minutes. Add garlic and sauté 30 seconds. Add mushrooms and sauté until they begin to brown, about 4 minutes. Add crumbles, beer, tomato paste, chipotle chili, paprika, oregano and chili powder and bring mixture to a boil.
Add beans, carrots and soy sauce and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 40 minutes or until carrots are tender.
*Note: For testing purposes only, we used MorningStar Farms Grillers Crumbles.