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Healthy Vegan Chili Recipe

The cold weather calls for bowls like chili beans and this recipe of meatless chili is full of flavor, easy and healthy too. So lets make a tasty chili beans by using your desired vegetable. I’m gonna share my version of vegan chili here with you and I hope you enjoy …

vegan chili
vegan chili

Ingredients for vegan chili

  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 chopped jalapeno peppers
  • 2 carrots
  • 6 tomatoes
  • 2 cup can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups vegetable stock or water
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste
ingredients for vegan chili
ingredients for vegan chili

Directions

Pour the olive oil in a pot over medium heat then add chopped onion and saute for about 5 minutes until the onions are tender.

saute the onion
saute the onion

Add minced garlic and saute for 2 minutes.

add minced garlic
add minced garlic

Chop the tomatoes and place them in the pot. cook the tomatoes for about 10 minutes.

cook the tomatoes
cook the tomatoes

Pour the tomato mixture in a blender and pulse it 2 to 3 times to puree the mixture. then pour the puree in the pot again.

puree the mixture
puree the mixture

Add the chopped vegetable (celery, jalapeno peppers, red bell pepper and carrot)

add vegetables
add vegetables

Pour in the vegetable stock and stir well, then add the chili powder and bay leafs. Bring the mixture to a boil lower the heat and let it simmer for 1 hour until all vegetables are tender and cooked.

add spices
add spices

Now add the can pinto beans, salt and pepper to the mixture.

add cooked pinto beans
add cooked pinto beans

Let the chili simmer for 30 to 45 minutes more until cooked and thickened as desire.

let it cook
let it cook

Now your healthy vegan chili is ready to enjoy.

vegan chili
vegan chili

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