Shhh it's not meat chili

Shhh It's Not Meat Chili Recipe

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Jessica Rehs


I make this for camping almost every time we go. Nobody ever knows it's made with ground soy! It serves several purposes as well, not just chili, but it makes a great "pizza pie" filling between two slices of bread and cooked over the fire.


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30 Min
3 Hr


  • 1 can(s)
    del monte® petite cut® diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 can(s)
    black beans
  • 1 can(s)
    chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • 1-12oz. pkg
    boca (or other soy) ground crumbles
  • 1-7oz. can(s)
    diced jalapenos
  • 1
    green pepper, diced
  • 1/2
    vidalia onion, diced
  • 1 can(s)
    del monte tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 3 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    al dente elbow macaroni
  • 1 c
    chives, chopped
  • 1 c
    shredded cheese (chili preferred)

How to Make Shhh it's not meat chili


  1. Boil elbow macaroni until al dente, set aside.
  2. In a large pot, add olive oil to cover bottom of pan, turn to medium heat. When hot, add in onions, garlic, green peppers and saute until onions are almost translucent. Add in Boca crumbles, and stir.
  3. Combine the rest of the ingredients MINUS the noodles, chives, and cheese and stir until well mixed. Let simmer for an hour.
  4. Add in the noodles and continue simmering for another 2 hours or longer. When done, add the cheese and top with the chives when serving.

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About Shhh it's not meat chili

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy

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