Vegetarian chilli with avocado salsa

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Being quick and easy to prepare, this tasty chilli is a tried and tested meal for the first night of a residential after a long day's travel.

Equipment required
Big pot and a mixing bowl
Serve with:
Créme fraiche or plain yoghurt Brown rice


For chilli:

For salsa:


To make the chilli:

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion, peppers (or their replacements) and garlic; sauté for 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add sugar and remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes.

To make the salsa:

  1. Skin the tomatoes, remove seeds then chop finely.
  2. Finely dice the avocadoes and onion.
  3. Combine everything together, add seasoning, lime juice, white wine vinegar and chopped coriander.