How To Make Vegan Chili


Trying to stick to a vegan diet, but having trouble coming up with easy, delicious recipes? This vegan chili recipe is extremely fast, easy and cheap!

Being vegan in today's society is hard enough without being at a loss for what to cook for dinner. With most local restaurants having only vegetarian options on their fish and meat menus, it is hard for a busy vegan such as yourself to find a quick meal. Try this chili recipe if you're in a hurry, or if you just want to entertain some meat-eaters.

You may already have most of the ingredients in your kitchen. Plus, with a ground beef substitute, you can trick any meat-eater!

What You Will Need:

  • Cutting board and knife
  • Ingredients
  • Large pot and spoon


If you don't already have these ingredients, you can find them at most local grocery stores.  Publix Super Markets, Inc. definitely has all of these items.

Feel free to experiment and play around with these measurements to get your perfect taste!

  • Morningstar Farms® Meal Starters? Grillers® Recipe Crumbles?  (or any other vegan beef substitute)
  • (2) 28oz. cans of tomato sauce
  • (1) can of red kidney beans
  • (1) can of black beans
  • (1) green bell pepper
  • (2) orange bell peppers
  • (1) onion
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. cracked red pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup water


  • Cook crumbles in a skillet on medium-high heat until they have reached the temperature specified on package.
  • Chop bell peppers and onions into small cubes.
  • Mix crumbles, bell peppers, onions, beans, tomato sauce, spices, brown sugar, and water into a large pot.
  • Cook over high heat, stirring often. Lower heat after bell peppers and onions have softened.

Voila! An easy, cheap and delicious vegan meal! The spices compliment the orange bell peppers perfectly, and the brown sugar adds a sweetness that you'll want to savor. Enjoy this tasty treat over warm vegan cornbread or with vegan saltine crackers. Yum.

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