5 from 7 votes
A white dutch oven with vegetarian bean chili.
Healthy Vegetarian Bean Chili
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 30 mins
Cooling Time
10 mins
Total Time
1 hr 45 mins

A satisfying and flavorful chili with a tomato base, chili seasoning, and plant-based beans for protein. So delicious and perfect for Fall/Winter! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Tags: bean chili, vegetarian bean chili, vegetarian chili, vegetarian soup
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 350 kcal
Author: A Simple Palate
  • 2 Tbsp paprika
  • 1 Tbsp (each) chili powder, cumin
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • pinch of crushed red pepper
  • cheese
  • fresh cilantro, minced
  • tortilla chips, crumbled
  1. In a deep pot saute diced onion in olive oil with a little salt for 3-5 minutes on medium heat, onions should be browned and soft. Add crushed/diced tomatoes, water, then stir in beans and spices. 

  2. Let chili simmer for about 1 hour on low heat, stir occasionally to avoid burning. Add corn for the last 10 minutes. Adjust seasoning and salt to taste if needed.

  3. Serve in a bowl with fresh cilantro, cheese, and tortilla chips if desired. 



Nutrition Facts
Healthy Vegetarian Bean Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.