Vegan Chili Sin Carne

October 22, 2021
If you are like me, you love yummy Tex-Mex food. This delicious vegan Chili con Carne (or Chili sin Carne) is easy to make, does not take long and can feed an entire army if you just double the ingredients. It's a perfect dish to make when you have guests over, but don't have much time to prepare some fancy meal. It's easy, yet mouthwatering. If you don't like the meaty-texture and taste you can also leave out any meat alternatives and just use vegetables or try it with tofu instead.
chili sin carne in a pan on the stove

Vegan Chili Sin Carne

Recipe Type: Soups and Stews
utensils YIELDS
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  • 400–500 grams meat alternative
  • 2–3 Tablespoons vegetable broth
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can corn kernels
  • 1 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1–2 teaspoon tomato paste
  • to taste salt, pepper, chili
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1. Chop the onion and the garlic into tiny pieces

2. Add the meat alternative of your choice, the kidney beans, corn kernels, onion, garlic and vegetable broth to a large pan.

3. Add the tomato paste.

4. Bring to high heat and cook for 5minutes. Make sure you keep stirring so nothing burns.

5. Let simmer on low to medium heat for 30 to 40 minutes.

6. Season to your liking. I usually just add salt, pepper and a bit of chili powder o chili flakes.

7. Serve with rice or quinoa or just dip some yummy nachos in it.

You can also play with this recipe and add some carrots, bell pepper, tomatoes or anything else you would like to feast on.


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Photo: Rebecca Willems

Rebecca Willems
A self-described queer vegan feminist, Rebecca is also trying to live a more zero-waste and minimalist life. During her undergraduate and graduate studies she put a lot of focus on sustainability, LGBTQ+ rights and gender issues across the globe. Having lived on 5 continents in many different cultures and being an avid traveler, she loves to learn about new cultures, learn languages, and try all the amazing vegan food across the world.


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