Vegetarian Chili Recipe

Looking for an easy Vegetarian Chili recipe? Learn how to make Vegetarian Chili using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by robin_mcmahan

Makes 6 servings



A nice vegetarian recipe with beans and extra vegetables. Comes from Everyday Food Light. I reduced the oil from 2 tablespoons to 1.

Recipe Ingredients for Vegetarian Chili

432 grams Black Beans
15.5 oz Pinto Beans
1 onion Yellow Onion
29 oz Diced Tomatoes
4 clove Garlic
3 tsp 100% Pure Canola Oil
1 serving Ground Cumin Spice
1 serving Chili Powder
2 small Squash, Summer, Zucchini, Includes Skin
6 oz Tomato Paste
4 oz Green Chilies
2 cup (8 fl oz) Water

Recipe Directions for Vegetarian Chili

  1. In large Dutch oven or other heavy pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent and garlic is soft, about 4 minutes. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin and 1 teaspoon chile powder, season with salt and pepper; cook, stirring, until spices are fragrant, 1 minute. Add chopped zucchini and tomato paste; cook, stirring frequently, until tomato paste is darkened, about 3 minutes.

  2. Drain and rinse beans and stir into pot along with diced tomatoes and their juice and the green chiles. Add 2 cups of water and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook until zucchini is tender and liquid reduces slightly, about 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 477.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
208
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.5g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
846mg
35%
Potassium
740mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
35.2g
12%
Dietary Fiber
10.6g
42%
Sugars
9.7g
Protein
10.2g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 18% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
82% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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