- 1 Onion
- 4 cloves Garlicminced
- 1 stalk Celerychopped
- 2 Bell pepperdiced
- 1 (15 oz) can Diced tomatoes
- 4 cups Vegetable broth
- 1 can Wateruse the can from the tomatoes
- 1 cup Lentilsbrown or green lentils, dry
- 1 (15 oz) can Pinto beans
- 3 tsp Chili powder
- 2 tsp Cumin
- 1½ tsp Dried oregano
- ⅓ cup Quinoauncooked & rinsed
- 1 can (8 oz) Tomato sauce
- 1½ tsp Sea saltor, to taste
- ½ tsp Black pepper
Instant Pot Lentil and Quinoa Chili
This Instant Pot Lentil and Quinoa Chili is another perfectly simple recipe that you can easily replicate in your own kitchen.
A lentil based chili made with onions, garlic, celery, bell peppers, canned tomatoes, quinoa and pinto beans and I choose spices like chili powder, cumin and oregano to add flavor to this dish. This meal has a rich source of protein, without the meat!
To make Instant Pot Lentil and Quinoa Chili, you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Instant Pot Lentil and Quinoa Chili
In an Instant Pot, place 1 diced onion, 4 minced garlic cloves, 1 chopped stalk of celery, 2 diced bell peppers, 1 can of diced tomatoes, 4 cups of vegetable broth, 1 can of water, 1 cup of brown or green lentils, 1 can of pinto beans, 3 teaspoons of chili powder, 2 teaspoons of cumin, 1½ teaspoon of oregano, ⅓ cup of uncooked quinoa, 1 can of tomato sauce, 1½ teaspoon of sea salt and ½ teaspoon of black pepper. Mix together.
Once the Instant Pot starts beeping, release naturally for 10 minutes then switch the setting to quick release.