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Hearty Vegan Black Bean Chili

  • Author: Edna
  • Total Time: 25
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


A hearty vegan black bean chili that requires less than 10 ingredients and less than 30 minutes to make. It is healthy, flavorful, and delicious.



1 medium onion chopped

23 cloves garlic crushed or ½ tsp garlic powder

2 Tablespoon olive oil

½ teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon chili powder or 1 tsp Cajun powder

½ teaspoon cayenne powder (if using Cajun powder)

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

½ cup or 12 oz can black bean (cooked and drained)

½ cup or 12 oz can of kidney beans (cooked and drained)

½ teaspoon dried basil or Oregon

¼ teaspoon salt 

2 oz tomato paste or crushed tomatoes.

½ cup water or vegetable broth


1. Heat olive oil l in a large pot over medium-low heat. Add the chopped onions and crushed garlic; cook for about 2-3 minutes or until soft.

2. Add the spices and salt, mix well. Let the contents sauté for a minute.

3. Add the two beans and the crushed tomato or the tomato paste. Stir to combine well.

4. Add clean water or vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Let the contents simmer for 5-8 minutes to allow the liquid to thicken slightly.

5. Remove the contents from heat and serve with your favorite toppings.

6. Freeze the leftover chili for later.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Vegan Black bean Chili