Vegetarian Chili With Mixed Beans

2.8 (2 reviews)

Vegetarian Chili With Mixed Beans



  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 3 cups diced zucchini, with peel
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped green or yellow peppers
  • 1 1/2 cups diced parsnips
  • 1 1/2 cups diced yellow turnips
  • 1 1/2 cups diced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup celery
  • 1 cup diced carrot
  • 1 19-oz. can mixed beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 14-oz. can stewed tomatoes, with juice, broken up
  • 5 1/2 cans tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup dry white (or alcohol-free) wine
  • 4 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced (or 1/2 tsp. garlic powder)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. vegan sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. chives, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. ot sauce, optional


  • In a large pot, sauté the onion in cooking oil until soft.
  • Add the next eight ingredients, stir, and cover. Cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until the mixture comes to a boil.
  • Add the next eight ingredients, stir, and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover, and let simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender.
  • Add sour cream and chives and enjoy!

Makes 12 cups

Rated 2.8/5 based on 2 reviews

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