Vegetarian Black Bean Chili


Kamran Siddiqi

Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated September 3, 2021)



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Despite being a vegetarian chili, you won’t miss the meat here. The accompaniments are what make this chili that much better, so definitely go with the sprinkling of scallions, cilantro, and a few avocado slice...


  • Onion icon
    Onion330 gchopped
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper2coarsely chopped
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove6chopped
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil60 ml
  • Chili powder icon
    Chili powder2 tablespoons
  • Dried oregano icon
    Dried oregano2 teaspoons
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin1 ½ teaspoons
  • Cayenne pepper icon
    Cayenne pepper½ teaspoon
  • Canned black beans icon
    Canned black beans3
  • Tomato sauce icon
    Tomato sauce480 ml
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantroas needed
  • Sour cream icon
    Sour creamas needed

  • 1. Add olive oil to a clean large saucepan
  • 2. Heat - medium heat
  • 3. Add onion, red bell pepper and garlic clove to the large saucepan
  • 4. Sauté until softened - approx 10 min
  • 5. Add chili powder, dried oregano, ground cumin and cayenne pepper to the large saucepan
  • 6. Stir - approx 2 min
  • 7. Add canned black beans and tomato sauce to the large saucepan
  • 8. Cook until just boiling then reduce heat
  • 9. Simmer until thickened - 15 min, low heat
  • 10. Serve
  • 11. Garnish with cilantro and sour cream

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