Vegan Chili

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.