Vegetarian Chili Recipe

The chili recipe is one of the favorite vegetarian recipes as it’s delicious and easy to prepare and cook as well. In almost every family, a week cannot go by a week without someone talking about this outstanding recipe. It’s irresistible, and it feels great sitting down to a big bowl of hearty vegetarian chili on a freezing evening. What more about this delicious recipe is that it’s easy to prepare, and you will get to enjoy every step of its preparation and cooking. For me, it feels a little funny measuring the ingredients, prepare, and cook. Though I might give out my recipe with specific ingredients, this is one of the methods you can mess up with and still give you the best results. Below is how to go about it.


Vegetarian Chili Recipe
  • Two tablespoon oil
  • Large onion, diced
  • Four cloves of garlic, finely minced
  • Three tablespoon chili powder
  • Two tablespoons of cumin
  • One teaspoon oregano
  • Two tablespoons of chili flakes
  • 2 cup of frozen corn
  • 10 ounce of beans
  • Whole tomatoes
  • Three celery stalks, diced
  • Two medium carrots, diced
  • Two bell peppers, diced


  1. To start, heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté for about three to four minutes. Introduce garlic and sauté one minute more. After that, it’s time to add chili powder, cumin, oregano, and chili flakes and then stir for about thirty seconds.
  2. Step two begins with adding in the peppers, carrots, and celery and cook for about five minutes, or you can know they are ready when they start to soften. Now add tomatoes and their juice and bring to simmer. When you note the chili begins to simmer, reduce the heat to medium-low. You want your vegetarian chili to be at a low simmer with the lid off.
  3. For the next about twenty minutes, cook the chili and stirring occasionally. Introduce beans and corn and let the chili return to a simmer. You can continue to cook for about another five minutes or until the corn and beans have heated.
  4. Carefully add salt to taste. This one of the critical step as you need to salt your vegetarian chili recipe generously. Salt helps bring out the flavor and more so as create a feeling of depth that sometimes is in most vegetarian recipes.
  5. The vegetarian chili is ready to serve

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Vegetarian Chili Recipe

The whole process takes around fifty-five minutes, which is fifteen minutes for preparation and another forty to cook. In your ingredients, you are free to add a nonveg option such as a quarter cup prawn stock, you might not taste it, but it will add richness to your dish. Optional toppings such as sour cream, cheddar cheese, cilantro, diced avocados or green onions can add taste to your vegetarian chili recipe.

Vegetarian chili recipes prove to have numerous health benefits in addition to its delicious taste and look. Some of the benefits with vegetarian chili include plenty of protein, tons of fiber, vitamin C, beans contain a lot of iron, chili help in losing weight, chilies can help elevate your endorphin and serotonin levels and last and not the least the ingredients in chili can reduce sugar and fat craving. Finally, choose your raw materials wisely to avoid using some with added preservatives to avoid excess sodium. If possible, get most of these ingredients fresh from the farm for the best outcomes.

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