Smoky Two-Bean Vegetarian Chili Recipe

The Best Vegetarian Chili in the World

I though today we would try some vegetarian chili. I know their are a lot of vegetarians out there, and many vegetarian chili recipe. I think the chili today is an easy vegetarian chili to make. Does anyone have a favorite vegetarian chili recipe? If so please, let us know about it. Please post the recipe for our other readers to see and try.


1 tbsp. olive oil

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)

1 green bell pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)

1 tsp. ground cumin

2 tsp. finely chopped canned chipotles in adobo  sauce

2 15-oz. cans black beans, drained

1 15-oz. can pinto beans

1 14.5-oz. can petite diced tomatoes (do not drain)




  1. Heat a dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil, garlic, onion and bell pepper; cook for 4 minutes.
  2. Add cumin; cook, stirring, until cumin coats vegetable mixture, about 30 seconds.
  3.  Stir in 1 cup water and all remaining ingredients with 1 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper.
  4.  Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5.  Remove 1 cup bean mixture from pan with a slotted spoon; place in a bowl. Mash beans with a fork.
  6.  Stir mashed beans into chili. Simmer 5 more minutes.


Prep. Time: 14 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Total Time: 29 Minutes

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