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Keto Vegan Walnut Chili

By Jason Fung, MD

Keto Vegan Walnut Chili

Winter is here and I love making warm dishes! Chili is one of my favorite meals to enjoy when it is cold out, but I wanted to make it vegetarian/vegan friendly so almost anyone can enjoy it! (except individuals with nut allergy’s).   Recipe from ruled.me
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 531 kcal

Ingredients
  

Chili

  • 5 tbsp avocado oil
  • 5 medium celery stalks, diced
  • 2 tsp fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 4 tsp cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 medium green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 8 oz cremini mushrooms
  • 2 oz chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 15 oz canned diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cartoon coconut milk
  • 20 oz vegan meat crumbles
  • 1 cup walnuts, crushed
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

Garnish

  • 4 tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 2 medium avocado sliced
  • 4 tbsp red radish sliced
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Measure out and prepare all the ingredients.
  • In a pan, heat up the avocado oil and add the celery. Cook until softened up while stirring occasionally, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add garlic, cinnamon, chili powder, cumin, and smoked paprika. Stir this together until well combined.
  • Add bell pepper, zucchini, and mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook this for 4-6 minutes.
  • Add the chipotle pepper, tomato paste, tomatoes, vegetable broth, coconut milk, vegan meat crumble, walnuts, and unsweetened cocoa powder. Stir until well combined. Let this cook for 20-25 minutes until the chili is thick and hot.
  • Top the chili with fresh cilantro, avocado slices, and sliced radishes. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Keto Vegan Walnut Chili
Amount per Serving
Calories
531
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
39
g
60
%
Carbohydrates
 
10.5
g
4
%
Protein
 
30.1
g
60
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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