Vegetable Chili


2 tablespoons olive or canola oil
2 large onions, coarsely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 stalks celery, diced
2 large carrots, diced
1 sweet red or green pepper, diced
1 can (16 ounces) crushed or diced tomatoes
1 cup vegetable broth
2 yellow squash
1 can (16 ounces) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup frozen corn kernels
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1/2 cup low-fat sour cream]


In a Dutch oven, heat oil over moderate heat. Add onions and garlic; sauté, stirring, about 7 minutes or until softened and golden. Stir in chili powder and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer.
Sauté celery, carrots, and sweet pepper, stirring frequently, 6 to 7 minutes or until softened.
Add tomatoes and broth; bring to a boil. Add squash, kidney beans, and corn. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 25 to 30 minutes or until tender.
Stir in the parsley and top each serving with sour cream