Vegan Recipe of the Day: Hearty and Satisfying Black Bean Chili
Vegan Black Bean Chili
If you’re looking for a stress-free meal, then you should absolutely try this vegan black bean chili recipe! You probably already have most of the ingredients and spices in your pantry, which means you don’t have to waste your time grocery shopping.
This vegan dish is as delicious as it is heart-healthy and satisfying. The black beans are packed with fiber and protein and provide a whole host of benefits maintaining bone health and lowering blood pressure. You can find out more about the surprising health benefits of black beans here!
If you’re not particularly fond of black beans, you can replace them with whatever beans you like more, such as chickpeas (garbanzo beans), light kidney beans etc. The result will be just as delicious. If you’re vegan, just make sure you Avoid These Crucial Vegan Diet Mistakes.
Without further ado, let’s get down to business and prepare a delicious meal!
Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 4 garlic cloves, chopped
- 2 large onions, chopped
- 3 tbsp mild chili powder (or sweet pimiento)
- 3 tbsp ground cumin
- 3 tbsp cider vinegar
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 2 x 400g canned chopped tomatoes
- 2 x 400g canned black beans
- salt and pepper
Heat the olive oil in a large pot and saute the onions and garlic until they become soft. Add the chili powder and cumin and stir for another few minutes. Add the vinegar, tomatoes, sugar, season to taste with salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes. Lastly, add the beans and cook for another 10 minutes, while stirring from time to time.
This vegan black bean chili dish can be served with rice and garnished with fresh chopped cilantro or sour cream. It’s the perfect plant-based meal, with a classic chili flavor that will l leave you wanting for more.