Vegetarian Chili Casserole

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  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 servings

A southwestern-style vegetarian chili casserole recipe made from pre-made or canned vegetarian chili, hominy, and topped with crushed corn chips. It won't take long to get this simple chili casserole into the oven and onto the table.

What You'll Need

  • 1 onion, chopped small
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Approx. 2 cups corn tortilla chips, crushed and divided
  • 1 15​-ounce can vegetarian chili
  • 1 15-ounce can pinto or navy beans
  • 1 15-ounce can hominy
  • 1 4-ounce can mild green chilies, sliced
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese

How to Make It

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Sautee the onion, garlic, and cumin in olive oil until onions are soft, about 6-8 minutes. Set aside.
  3. In a large casserole dish, add half the crushed corn chips, then the chili, pinto or navy beans, homini, and green chilies.
  4. Add garlic and onions mixture.
  5. Sprinkle the cheese and remaining corn chips over the top.
  6. Cover with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1051
Total Fat 38 g
Saturated Fat 14 g
Unsaturated Fat 12 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Sodium 1,318 mg
Carbohydrates 137 g
Dietary Fiber 28 g
Protein 47 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)