Vegan Chili Recipe

Preparation Time – 20 mins


  • 1x Red Onion
  • 1x Red Pepper
  • 2x Garlic
  • 2x tinned tomatoes
  • 1x Kidney beans
  • Handful Sweetcorn
  • 1x tsp Cumin
  • 1x tsp Chilli powder (or more if you’re hard)
  • 1x tsp soy sauce
  • 1x teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • Nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 400g chestnut mushrooms


  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add finely chopped onion and minced/very finely chopped mushrooms and cook for 5 mins or until shrooms have cooked and reduced in size.
  2. Add garlic, cumin, chilli powder and red pepper and cook for a further 5 mins.
  3. Bung in the tomatoes, give it a good stir and bring the heat down to a simmer. Then drop the kidney beans in there.
  4. Soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and sweetcorn in. Leave to simmer until it thickens a little bit, probably around 20 mins.
  5. Take off the heat and add in some dark chocolate and nutritional yeast. Stir. Serve with your choice of rice.
  6. Put dark choc on ingredients (optional)

Vegan chili recipe

About Drew

MMA, Fitness & Marketing enthusiast from North Wales, UK. A Stoic Hippy with no hair. Not to boast but - 1st Class Degree in Sports Science from Loughborough, MSc in Nutrition from the University of Liverpool. 20 years experience of weight & fitness training.
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