Vegan Chili Recipe

This chili recipe is healthy, vegan, and so tasty!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Karissa Besaw


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup carrots chopped
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3.5 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2-1 tsp cumin depends on your heat preference
  • 1/2 can tomato paste
  • 2 cups veggie stock
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 3 cans beans* (or 4 cups)
  • salt to taste


  1. Sauté carrots and onions in oil on medium heat in a large pot until carrots are near-tender.

  2. Add in garlic and saute for an additional 2 minutes.

  3. Stir in seasonings (chili powder, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, and cumin.)

  4. Whisk in tomato paste and veggie stock.

  5. Add corn and beans. Give it a good stir and bring the pot to a boil. Let simmer for 30 minutes.

  6. Taste test: does it need salt? More cumin? More chili powder?

  7. Serve with fav toppings - guacamole, avocado, vegan cheese, etc.

Recipe Notes

*my favorite combination of beans for this chili is pinto, kidney, and black beans.