Vegan chilli

Vegan chilli recipe

Try our vegan chilli recipe then check out more easy vegan meal ideas, including vegan risotto, vegan gumbo, vegan moussaka and vegan lasagne.  

For a truly vegan chilli look for vegan mince here, or use Quorn for a veggie chilli (contains egg white). Looking for more healthy mince recipes? Our collection has plenty of inspiration for meatballs, chillis and more.

  • 33
  • Total time 1 hours
  • Difficulty Easy


  • onions 2, chopped
  • garlic 2 large cloves, crushed
  • red chilli 1, finely chopped
  • olive oil 2 tbsp
  • red pepper 1, diced
  • green pepper 1, diced
  • chipotle paste 2 tbsp
  • ground cumin 2 tsp
  • ground coriander 1 tsp
  • ground cinnamon ½ tsp
  • sweet smoked paprika 1 tsp
  • dried oregano 1 tsp
  • tomato purée 1 tbsp
  • chopped tomatoes 2 x 400g tins
  • vegetable stock 250ml
  • balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp
  • vegan mince 350g
  • kidney beans 400g tin
  • black beans 400g tin
  • cooked rice to serve
  • avocado 2, diced, to serve
  • coriander small bunch, leaves picked, to serve


  • Step 1

    Fry the onions, garlic and chilli in the olive oil in a casserole or heavy lidded pan for 10 minutes until softened, then add the peppers and cook for another 5 minutes.

    Step 2

    Stir in the chipotle paste, spices, oregano, tomato purée, chopped tomatoes, balsamic and stock, and bring to a simmer. Cook for 20 minutes then add the vegan mince and beans, and simmer for another 15 minutes, adding a splash of water if it gets a little thick. Season and serve with rice and a topping of diced avocado and chopped coriander, if you like.

Try more vegan chilli recipes:

Vegan quinoa chilli

This quinoa and black bean chilli recipe is high in protein and vegan – but still tastes impossibly creamy.

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Sweet potato chilli

Our low calorie veggie chilli is under 500 calories and packed with flavour from the sweet potato and quinoa – a perfect warming midweek meal.

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Butternut squash chilli

If you love chilli and have been looking for a great vegetarian version, this is the recipe for you. Butternut squash is mixed with quinoa, tomatoes and kidney beans to make a quick and satisfying meal-in-one.

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 Slow cooker bean chilli

Check out our easy slow-cooker chilli with fiery chipotle. This is a hearty take on the classic chilli con carne that the whole family will love. To make it vegan, serve without the soured cream addition.

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