When I make chili, I use Lightlife® Gimme Lean® Beef, or for a “chicken” chili, I crumble up four Gardenburger® Chik’N Grill veggie patties. Both are delicious in the chili. Serve this chili with warm cornbread or warm corn tortillas.
Put the water and the beans in a large pot over high heat. Cover and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to medium and simmer the beans, covered, for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the onions, peppers, garlic, butternut squash, chili powder, cumin, oregano, jalapeño, tomatoes, sea salt, and pepper. Stir well to mix. Cover, raise the heat to high, and bring to a