Cozy Mac n Chili Vegetarian Stew

Cozy Mac n Chili Vegetarian Stew

Cozy Mac n Chili Vegetarian Stew is a hearty and satisfying meal that is perfect for cold winter camping trips. This warm and comforting stew is a delicious combination of cubed smoked tofu, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, macaroni pasta, and a variety of spices that create a rich and flavorful dish that will keep you warm and satisfied during your outdoor adventure. Whether you're spending the day snowshoeing or skiing, or simply enjoying the winter scenery, this stew is the perfect meal to enjoy at the end of a long day in the great outdoors. So, grab your camping gear and get ready to enjoy a delicious and cozy meal with Cozy Mac n Chili Stew!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Camping, Vegetarian
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion , chopped
  • cups chopped and peeled carrot
  • 1 stalk celery , chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • salt and pepper for taste
  • 1 red bell pepper , chopped
  • 1 jalapeno , finely chopped
  • 1 lb finely diced smoked tofu
  • 1 tbsp chili seasoning
  • 1 can of crushed tomatoes
  • ¾ cups regular milk
  • cups macaroni pasta
  • ½ cups finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 cups swizz cheese , shredded

Instructions
 

  • Using a large pot, cook the onions in oil over medium-low heat until soft. This should take about 5 – 6 minutes.
  • Add carrots, celery, and garlic together with salt and black pepper for a further 7 -8 minutes to soften the vegetables.
  • Now add the red bell pepper, jalapeno, diced smoked tofu, and chili seasoning. Mix and cook for another 5-6 minutes.
  • Finally, add the tomatoes and milk, bring everything to a boil, and then simmer for 15 minutes.
  • The macaroni is cooked in a pot of boiling salted water. Add the macaroni and cook for a couple of minutes before draining.
  • Add the macaroni pasta, cilantro, and cheese to the chili stew and stir until the cheese is melted.
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