The Daily Dish’s TVP Chili Sin Carne

3.0 (42 reviews)

Adapted from a recipe by and published by permission of The Daily Dish.


The Daily Dish’s TVP Chili Sin Carne

  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cook Time 26 minutes
  • Servings 8


  • 1 1/2 cups TVP
  • 1 tsp. liquid smoke
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato purée
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 chipotle chili peppers, roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. adobo sauce
  • 1 14-oz. can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14-oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14-oz. can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh, canned, or frozen)
  • Optional toppings: vegan sour cream, sliced red onion, cilantro


  • In a large bowl, pour 1 1/2 cups of the hot water over the TVP. Add the liquid smoke, cumin, chili powder, and tomato purée. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Sauté the onion and red pepper for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for an additional minute.
  • Add the TVP mixture, chipotle chilies, and adobo sauce to the onions and red peppers and sauté for two minutes.
  • Add the kidney and black beans. Pour in the chopped tomatoes and remaining hot water. Stir in the corn kernels. Reduce the heat and allow to simmer, covered, for 20 minutes, or until thickened.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings, such as vegan sour cream, sliced onion, and cilantro.

Makes 8 servings

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Rated 3.0/5 based on 42 reviews

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