This was entered in the Lone Star Vegetarian Chili Cook-Off on October 10, 1999. It is absolutely wonderful, but I don’t think it’s really chili, so I renamed it! Thanks to Rosie in the Austin Vegetarian Society for this recipe!!! Enjoy!

2 C. onions
2 Tbsp. sautéing liquid
1 C. chopped celery
1/4 C. garlic
1 Tbsp. blackstrap molasses
28-oz. can diced tomatoes
16-oz. can mashed pumpkin
3 C. beans, cooked
1 C. water
1 C. chopped sweet potato
1 C. white hominy, not drained
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. cumin
1 1/2 Tbsp. chili powder
1 tsp. crushed chiles
1/4 tsp. fenugreek
1/4 tsp. coriander
1-2 tsp. ginger powder
1/8 tsp. asafoetida powder
juice of 1/2 lemon

Sauté onions in liquid until softened. Add remaining ingredients except lemon juice and cook. Add lemon juice. Cook until thick and sweet potato pieces are soft.

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