Vegetarian Chili Recipe: Soulful & Full of Flavor

| January 13, 2012 | 32 Comments

Vegetarian chili that is full of soulful flavor and hearty enough to stick to your bones??? Say it aint so!!!! I’ll admit vegetarian chili didn’t sound that appealing to me at first. I guess I’m just not a real veggie lover (although I’m trying to be) I’m a meat & potatoes, (cakes, cookies, ice cream, pies, candy,) kinda girl and it just seemed like a cruel thing to do to chili…you know, adding all those vegetables and stuff. My oldest sister, who is a vegetarian, has been telling me how fabulous her vegetarian chili recipe is for the longest. Even though she is one of those “healthy people” I trust her when she tells me something vegetarian tastes good. She was raised on my mothers and grandmothers soulful cooking and knows how to doctor up those vegetarian dishes like a seasoned pro. Since so many of us are trying to watch our weight this time of year, I figured you would appreciate a hearty, savory, yet healthy dish to add to your recipe collection. (you can thank for my sister Nikki, although I did tweak this recipe a bit from the original) This vegetarian chili recipe does not disappoint! It’s hearty, mild enough for my toddler, yet my spicy, meat- chili-loving husband gave it 5 stars! I found myself eating my second bowl without even noticing it. It’s loaded with fresh vegetables like zucchini, peppers and corn, three kinds of beans, and a perfect blend of savory spices! This vegetarian chili can easily be customized with your favorite veggies or kick up the

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  1. busaga1 says:

    marry me! lol. I love your reciepe. i’ve done it plenty times.

  2. simboy69 says:

    @willie33040 Tex-mex is where Chili started….a staple spice of tex-mex food is Cumin. Therefore without cumin there is no chili 😛

  3. vicosu says:

    the only thing this chilli is missing is some nice beef, every one knows real chilli requires beef

  4. willie33040 says:

    Minus the cumin! Cumin smells awlful! :)

  5. gdbaby013 says:

    Thanks for a vegetarian recipe! My bf is a vegetarian and it’s so hard to find things we will both enjoy( i’m still an omnivore =])

  6. thephleblady says:

    Looks fantastic…thanks for sharing!

  7. werewasyo says:

    sweet recipe now im gonna add meat to mine and its perfect

  8. kuklamella88 says:

    Great recipe! My husband doesn’t like chili, I made this for myself he decided to try some and ate two bowels!

  9. chocomaro06 says:

    Nice vegan recipe.
    Thanks for sharing.
    I would also like to share some of my vegetarian collection recipe to you.
    quickiefood.blogspot.com/search/label/Vegetarian
    enjoy :)

  10. veganblogs says:

    Glad to meet a fellow vegan :)

  11. nshouston31 says:

    Chili is one of my favorite dishes, I’m definitely gonna have to come back to this video.

  12. ashhotgirl says:

    Omg I cooked thia the other night with some friends it was SO GOOD!
    We were all a bit worried because we love our meat lolz, it was GREAT!
    We had it with rice, with tortilla chips, as a topping for subs, and as a topping for fajitas….leftovers went a long way for us lolz

    thanx for the recipe

  13. minacakes00 says:

    girl you are the bomb diggity!!! that looks good and i’ve been looking for vegetarian recipes. THANK YOU!

  14. letmespeak2u says:

    Thank you! :)

  15. beautyinfatuation says:

    looks tasty!

  16. flminnc says:

    I just made this chili today, and it was a HIT!!!!! The only thing I omitted from the recipe was the sugar, but it was delish!

  17. TrueSugar says:

    my bother loved this chili, i used two pounds of ground beef, it was gone in a day.

  18. CaliRed121 says:

    I LOVE veggie chili. I make it from time to time, since hubby is a vegetarian. YUM! And when i’m REALLY going hard, i’ll whip up some vegan cornbread as well.

  19. patree79 says:

    OMG!!! Made this tonight and it was soooooo good!!! I didn’t even miss the meat!!! Used what I had on hand which was: 1 can chili beans, 2 can kidney beans, 2 (8oz) cans tomato sauce, diced tomatoes with chilies, 1 pack chili powder (mild), and seasoned corn with black beans. This will definitely added to my recipes!! thank you sooooo much for sharing this!!

  20. angelbreeze82 says:

    I love this, I made is yesterday but I used ground turkey instead. It was amazing. Thanks for sharing.

  21. shani4654 says:

    Hey Diva
    Can you do more vegetarian dishes.
    Thank s

  22. divascancook says:

    @BrittneyJ08 My goal is 3 vids a week but as you can see I’m struggling bad lol

  23. lmmcgowan says:

    Monique, Monique, Monique. Thank you soooo much for posting a vegetarian recipe. I am a vegetarian and I use your recipes faithfully. I usually substitute the ingredients that I do not eat with vegetarian ones. They have all been excellent! I appreciate you showing some love to the vegheads. Be Blessed!

  24. lmmcgowan says:

    Monique, Monique, Monique. Thank you soooo much for posting a vegetarian recipe. I am a vegetarian and I use your recipes faithfully. I usually substitute the ingredients that I do not eat with vegetarian ones. They have all been excellent! I appreciate you showing some love to the vegheads. Be Blessed!

  25. emwekinz says:

    I’m going veggo

  26. haaris10 says:

    @highprotveg hey r u muslim or indian? my mom makes the same thing now i could help! but my mom make it with carrots. whats the name of the oil you put in the beginning?

  27. Gemmalouiselea says:

    Very helpful, thank you :) is the oil not unhealthy tho?

  28. Gemmalouiselea says:

    Very helpful, thank you :)

  29. highprotveg says:

    @Melissa241075 Thank you! This is great feedback – more videos in the making especially for kids. Stay tuned.

  30. Melissa241075 says:

    Thanks for your video. I badly need these type of recipes for my kids’ snack. Hoping for more easy and healthy recipes to come!

  31. highprotveg says:

    @inlove0395 Thanks for your comment. Theres another one for you to watch.

  32. inlove0395 says:

    PLEASE CONTINUE TO POST VIDEOS OF HEALTHY COOKING BECAUSE WE BENEFIT FROM IT… THANK YOU!

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