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Grover Soup

Grover Soup

Grover Soup is a favorite recipe in the St. Charles Bend Corner Deli. This vegetarian chili recipe from St. Charles Executive Chef David Tankersley is rich in flavor and makes a perfect light lunch or dinner. Enjoy!

  • ½ medium onion diced
  • 1 Tb. chopped garlic
  • 1 medium red bell pepper diced
  • 1 can drained kidney beans
  • 1 can diced tomato with juice
  • 2 c. vegetable broth
  • 1 dried Ancho chili, toasted in the oven for 5 minutes, stemmed, seeded and chopped
  • ¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp. chopped cilantro
  • Sour cream for garnish

Simmer all ingredients except cilantro, honey and sour cream for 30 to 40 minutes. Add honey and cilantro, garnish with sour cream.

Serves 4.