2 cups water
Place all of the ingredients except for the tomato sauce and corn in a 2.5-quart pot, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.
Add the tomato sauce and corn to the lentil mixture. Stir to mix, cover, and simmer for 10 to 15 additional minutes.
Transfer the chili into individual serving bowls, and serve hot.
Yield: 8 cups
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