Your go to veggie chili recipe!
In a deep pan, heat the oil over a medium heart, add the chopped onion, bell pepper, carrot, celery and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Combine by stiring and cook until the vegetables are tender, this should take around 10 minutes.
Add the garlic and chili con carne mix to the pan, cook until fragrant then add the tomatoes, beans, water/broth and the bay leaf. Mix and leave to simmer but stir occasionally.
Reduce the heat to maintain a simmer, cover and leave to reduce for 30 minutes then remove from the heat.
Remove the bay leaf, mix in the lime juice and salt to taste before serving.