Vegetarian Chili

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
Yield: 8 servings
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Jessica Gavin
A big bowl of vegetarian chili is the ultimate quick and easy comfort food. Multi-colored beans simmer in a mix of smokey, savory, and spicy seasonings.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil
  • 1 cup (138 g) diced yellow onion ¼-inch dice
  • 1 cup (138 g) diced red bell pepper ½-inch dice
  • 1 tablespoon (10 g) minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon (3 g) minced jalapeno
  • 1 teaspoon (5 g) kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon (8 g) chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons (4 g) ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon (1 g) ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon (2 g) smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup (145 g) corn kernels fresh, canned or frozen
  • 15 ounces (425 g) canned red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces (425 g) canned pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces (425 g) canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • 19 ounces (822 g) diced fire-roasted tomatoes plus juice
  • 16 ounces canned tomato sauce
  • 1 cup (240 ml) vegetable broth

Special Equipment

Instructions

  • Heat a large dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil, once hot add the onions, bell pepper, jalapenos, and salt. Cook until the vegetables are softened, 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Stir in the garlic, chili powder, cumin, coriander, paprika, chipotle chili powder, and black pepper, cook until fragrant, 30 seconds.
  • Add the corn, kidney beans, pinto beans, black beans, and diced tomatoes, stir to combine.
  • Add the tomato sauce and vegetable broth. Stir the chili and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer and cook until the chili is slightly thickened about 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve chili in individual serving bowls and add desired toppings.

Notes

Serving Size: 1 cup

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1204mg | Potassium: 728mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1068IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 4mg
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