This Slow Cooker Lentil Chili is vegan and gluten-free, but meat lovers will enjoy it too! Top with your favorite chili toppings!
1jalapeñodiced, seeds removed
1large carrotpeeled and diced
2 1/2cupsvegetable broth
215 oz cans tomato sauce
215 oz cans diced tomatoes
116 oz bag brown lentils, rinsed
215 oz cans small red beans, rinsed and drained
2-3tablespoonschili powderwe used 3 tablespoons
Salt and black pepperto taste
1. Place all ingredients in a slow cooker. Stir well to combine.
2. Cover and cook on High for 4 hours or low for 6 hours. Serve warm.
Note-we use a 6 quart slow cooker. This chili freezes well. Top with your favorite chili toppings, if desired. Some people have commented that their lentils didn't cook in the slow cooker, we haven't had this problem, but you might want to cook them before adding them into the slow cooker to be safe.