Vegetarian Chili Recipe

This is the perfect vegetarian chili recipe to serve at your next chili get together. Serve with grated cheese, onions, and tortilla chips for dipping.

Vegetarian Chili Ingredients:

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 8 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 19 oz. cans red kidney beans
  • 2 19 oz. cans dark red kidney beans
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning or 1/4 cup taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 15oz can tomato sauce
  • 3 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 6oz can tomato paste

Vegetarian Chili Directions
Heat oil in heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic. Saute about 8 minutes or until onions are translucent. Add beans, taco seasoning, basil, oregano, and thyme. Stir 2 minutes. Mix in tomato sauce, chicken broth and tomato paste. Simmer until thickened to desired consistency, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, about 1 and a half hours. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Refrigerate until cold then reheat over low when ready to serve.