Guest Bloggers: In Vegetables We Trust – Slow Cooker Chili, Roasted Butternut Squash and Fennel Flatbreads

8 Nov

I absolutely love when I see young people embracing veganism and making it a central part of their lives. One such amazing man is Alexander Harvey. He is our newest blogger to join the VBU! family. Alexander is the author of the blog In Vegetables We Trust. He has been vegan for three years and has worked for Hillside Animal Sanctuary in the shop and vegan cafe. He was raised by a baker and since becoming vegan has started his own culinary adventure. Please join In Vegetables We Trust through the blog and Facebook account. Welcome Alexander!


Fennel Flat Breads.

Roasted mini butternut squash


Slow cooker chilli

Ingredients:

1 tbsp chipotle oil
1 onion, sliced into thin half moons
2 carrots, peeled and diced
1 stalk of celery, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
2 sliced birds eye chilli
1 tbsp paprika
1 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp of salt
1/4 tsp black pepper

1 tin of chopped tomatoes
1 cup of vegetable stock
1/2 tin of kidney beans
1 tsp garlic poweder
red and black pepper to taste

1 tsp cocoa powder

Method:

set your slow cooker and heat a saute pan with the oil to a medium heat, saute the onion, bell pepper, celery, chillis and carrots untill the onion is translucent and the bell peppers softened, add the paprika, cumin, pepper and salt followed by the tomato paste and stir through. Add this to the crock with the tinned tomatoes, veg stock, kindney beans, garlic and red and black pepper. cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours, stir through cocoa powder shortly before serving, serve over roasted squash or sweet potato mash or however you want!

2 Responses to “Guest Bloggers: In Vegetables We Trust – Slow Cooker Chili, Roasted Butternut Squash and Fennel Flatbreads”

  1. An Unrefined Vegan November 8, 2012 at 11:02 am #

    Yay, Alexander!! What a scrumptious meal!

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