Vegetarian Chili Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time2 Hr 10 Min
Ready In2 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Olive oil/Cooking oil2 Tablespoon
 Chopped celery1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Chopped green sweet pepper1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Chopped onion1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), minced
 Canned tomatoes56 Ounce, cut up (2 Cans 28 Ounces Each)
 Canned beans48 Ounce, rinsed and drained (3 Cans, 16 Ounce Each, Kidney, Black, Garbanzo, Great Northern, And/Or Pinto)
 Raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Red wine vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chili powder4 Teaspoon
 Snipped fresh parsley1 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Dried basil1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
 Dried oregano1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
 Ground cumin1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground allspice1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Hot pepper sauce1⁄4 Teaspoon (Bottled)
 Bay leaf1
 Beer12 Ounce (Canned)
 Cashews3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Shredded cheese/Swiss /mozzarella /cheddar4 Ounce (1 Cup, Optional)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4084 Calories from Fat 1055

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g188.6%

Saturated Fat 34.8 g174.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 99.8 mg

Sodium 11320.7 mg471.7%

Total Carbohydrates 582 g194%

Dietary Fiber 130.4 g521.6%

Sugars 86 g

Protein 205 g410.2%

Vitamin A 433.4% Vitamin C 645.5%

Calcium 312.5% Iron 389.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a 4- to 6-quart pot heat oil. Add celery, green sweet pepper, onion, and garlic. Cover and cook over medium heat about 10 minutes or till vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
2. Stir in undrained tomatoes, drained beans, raisins, vinegar, chili powder, parsley, sugar, basil, oregano, cumin, allspice, salt, hot pepper sauce, bay leaf, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 1 1/2 hours. Stir in beer. Return to boiling. Simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes or to desired consistency. Remove bay leaf. Stir in cashews. If desired, sprinkle cheese atop each serving.