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Veggie Chili Recipe. A healthy vegetable and bean filled chili in a spicy tomato sauce. The perfect Veggie Chili recipe and you won't even miss the meat! www.modernhoney.com #veggiechili #veggiechilirecipe #vegetarian #chili

Veggie Chili

A healthy, quick and easy veggie chili made with six veggies, three beans, in a spicy tomato sauce. 

Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Veggie Chili
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 210 kcal


  • 1-2 Tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Red Onion (finely diced)
  • 1 large Carrot (finely diced)
  • 1 Poblano (Pasilla) or Hatch Green Chili (finely diced)
  • 1 Red Pepper (finely diced)
  • 1 Orange Pepper (finely diced)
  • 1 Yellow Pepper (finely diced)
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • (1) 15-ounce can Pinto Beans (rinsed and drained)
  • (1) 15-ounce can Kidney Beans (rinsed and drained)
  • (1) 15-ounce can Black Beans (rinsed and drained)
  • (1) 15-ounce can Tomato Sauce
  • (1) 10 - 15 ounce can Diced Tomatoes (with green chilies optional) (add all liquid)
  • 3 Tablespoons Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Vital Protein Beef Gelatin Powder (OPTIONAL -- if you are a vegetarian, you may skip this powder)
  • 2 Tablespoons Water

Garnish (optional):

  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Green Onions


  1. In a large pot, add oil and heat over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 6 minutes, stirring often. Chop remaining vegetables while onions are cooking. 

  2. Add carrots, poblano or hatch peppers, red, orange, and yellow peppers to the pot. Continue to cook until veggies are tender -- about 4 minutes. Sprinkle with salt. 

  3. Stir in tomato sauce and diced tomatoes. If you want it to be smooth, puree the tomatoes in a blender before adding the tomatoes to the chili. Cook for 5 minutes. 

  4. Add chili powder, cumin, pepper, and garlic powder. 

  5. In a small bowl, mix beef gelatin with water for 20 seconds. Stir in gelatin to chili. Continue to cook for 5 minutes longer. Stir in pinto, kidney, and black beans. Cook until warmed. 

  6. Season to taste. Serve with cheddar cheese and green onions. 

Nutrition Facts
Veggie Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 953mg41%
Potassium 236mg7%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 3505IU70%
Vitamin C 81.7mg99%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.