1-15 oz. can organic pumpkin
3 lbs. vegetarian beef substitute
2-15 oz. cans red kidney beans
2 medium onions, chopped
3-15 oz. cans cut tomatoes
2 tablespoons chili powder
1/4 teaspoon red pepper (optional)
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 bay leaves
1 cup mushrooms (optional)
Shredded cheese / soy cheese for garnish, optional
Yogurt for garnish, optional
Brown beef subtitute and drain off excess fat. Put into a large pot.
Add remaining ingredients into the pot.
Cook on low for one to two hours, stirring occasionally.
Top with shredded cheese or dollop of yogurt