Vegan Chili

Delicious chili doesnʼt have to include fat-laden meat to taste great. This wonderful chili recipe uses all-natural vegetables, beans, and spices that load up on nutrition and flavor, and come together perfectly for an out-of-this-world chili!

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 8 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 15 oz. dried black beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 15 oz. dried kidney beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 15 oz. dried garbanzo beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 15 oz. dried white beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 2 packages (14 oz.) extra-firm tofu, crumbled
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 2 cups chopped Roma tomatoes
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 4 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. cayenne pepper

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté tofu in olive oil until golden brown and slightly crispy, about 7–10 minutes.
  • In a cold slow cooker, combine all ingredients. Set slow cooker to low. Cook for 8 hours, or until ingredients are soft and flavors well blended.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 15 oz. dried black beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 15 oz. dried kidney beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 15 oz. dried garbanzo beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 15 oz. dried white beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 2 packages (14 oz.) extra-firm tofu, crumbled
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 2 cups chopped Roma tomatoes
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 4 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. cayenne pepper

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté tofu in olive oil until golden brown and slightly crispy, about 7–10 minutes.
  • In a cold slow cooker, combine all ingredients. Set slow cooker to low. Cook for 8 hours, or until ingredients are soft and flavors well blended.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories370
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium620mg
Total Carbohydrate59g
Dietary Fiber19g
Sugars13g
Protein23g