For one thing, Chili is generally thought of as a hearty dish, with chunks of meat and beans. However, this flavorful Vegetarian Chili shows meat is not necessary!

Vegetarian Chili Hearty and Healthy - DP

Easy And Delicious Vegetarian Chili

In order to make chili, one needs meat, correct? Wrong! With this in mind, explore a gorgeous Vegetarian Chili recipe that takes chili to the next level!

Hearty flavorful pieces of mushroom, delicious black beans, and sweet corn form the basis of this delicious Vegetarian Chili. Furthermore, with chili powder, cayenne pepper, cumin, and smoked paprika; the flavors of meat will not be missed.

However, if indulging in meat, try these Amazing Honey Wine Lamb Ribs!

With chili powder, cayenne pepper, cumin, and smoked paprika; the flavors of meat will not be missed.


  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 5 large cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder (to taste)
  • 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounces) can black beans (Drained)
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped zucchini
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 cup chopped white or portobello mushrooms
  • 1.5 teaspoon cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro, packed
  • 1.5 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)


First, heat the olive oil in a medium-sized pot.
Once heated, add the onion and saute briefly.
Next, after a moment, add the garlic, chili powder, cumin, and smoked paprika.

Furthermore, saute over medium heat until onion is translucent (Approximately 5 minutes).
Afterward, add the remaining ingredients (except garnish) and stir well.

Importantly, bring the contents to a boil.
Moreover, once boiling, lower the heat and simmer gently for 20 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
Another key point is to add more liquid (only if needed).

Lastly, serve alone or over brown rice.
Finally, if desired, garnish with cilantro, guacamole, shredded cheese, etc.

In order to make a delicious chili, all that is needed is a half hour, beans, mushrooms, and spices. Moreover, this simple, delicious recipe would satisfy any cowboy or family! Try it today!