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Vegan Chili

This Easy Vegan Chili will become your go-to for meatless meals! It's made with sweet potatoes, black beans and pinto beans and can easily be made in the slow cooker or over the stove and enjoyed throughout the week.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: vegan chili, vegetarian chili
Servings: 4
Calories: 442kcal
Author: Erin

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup yellow onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle powder
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes peeled and diced
  • 15 oz. black beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz. pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz. fire roasted diced tomatoes with juices
  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • salt and pepper to taste

for toppings:

  • 1 avocado
  • 2 tbsp cilantro or more

Instructions

for stovetop:

  • Add oil, onion and garlic to a dutch oven or large skillet and sauté over medium heat for 3 minutes or until onions are soft. Then, add chili powder, cumin and chipotle powder and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Add tomato paste, sweet potato, black beans, pinto beans, tomatoes, and vegetable broth and bring chili to a boil. Then, reduce heat to a simmer, cover the pot and simmer chili for 15 minutes or until potatoes are soft. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Top chili with avocado and cilantro and enjoy!

for slow cooker:

  • Add oil, onion and garlic to a skillet and sauté over medium heat for 3 minutes; transfer mixture to your slow cooker.
  • Add remaining chili ingredients to your slow cooker and cook on HIGH for 4 hours.
  • Top chili with avocado and cilantro and enjoy!

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Notes

*Calories are per serving and are an estimation
Other topping ideas include: shredded vegan cheese, vegan yogurt, jalapeño pepper, green onions

Nutrition

Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 870mg | Potassium: 1236mg | Fiber: 23g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 10545IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 6mg