Veggie Hemp Chili


2 tsp. coconut oil

3/4 onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

3 cups canned peeled tomatoes, chopped, with juice

1 cup hemp hearts (shelled hemp seed)

1/3 cup of water

3 Tbs. chili powder, more if desired

2 tsp. molasses

3/4 tsp. cumin

1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper

1/2 tsp. black pepper

1-1/2 cups canned kidney beans, rinsed and drained

1-1/2 cups canned black beans

1 jalapeno pepper (optional), diced


Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic until softened. Stir in next 8 ingredients and bring to a boil. Immediately reduce heat to medium low and simmer 15 minutes. Add beans and simmer another 20-30 minutes, adding water if chili becomes too thick. Stir jalapeno pepper into chili just before serving.

Makes: Enough for 6 Prep Time: 10 min. Cook Time: 45 min.

Recipe provided by Manitoba Harvest