Cashew Chili – (no meat)
2-3 cups of cooked kidney beans
2-4 medium onions diced
2 small or one large green pepper, chopped
2 stalks of celery finely chopped
1 or more clove of garlic mashed
1 teaspoon of basil and oregano each
1 Tablespoon of chili powder
1 quart of tomatoes (Use all the liquid)
1 tsp. of Cumin (I don’t have this so I don’t put it in)
1 bay leaf
1 cup of cashews
½ cup of raisins
1 tablespoon of molasses
Pepper and salt to taste
¼ cup of red or cider vinegar
Mix all ingredients together in a large saucepan and simmer on the stove.
Add vinegar a little at a time when the chili is near done.
Serve with grated Mozzarella cheese sprinkled over the top. Enjoy!!