Rae's Vegetarian Chili

Rae's Vegetarian Chili


"This is a low-fat, high-protein recipe. For vegan, simply leave out the cheese. The variety of beans adds a nice touch of color, and it can be made as mild or spicy as you like it. Remember to recycle all those cans we used."


30 m servings 450 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 450 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 15.6 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.5g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 21.9 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 1026 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a 4 quart pot, saute garlic in oil.
  2. Add diced tomatoes (undrained), tomato sauce, tomato paste, beer, chili powder, mustard powder, oregano, pepper, cumin, hot pepper sauce. Stir in the pinto beans, garbanzo beans, black beans, red and white kidney beans, and corn. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and let simmer for 20 minutes. Top each serving with cheese (if you'd like).
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  1. 112 Ratings


I really enjoyed this recipe, but I'll admit I did a little tweaking. After I made the recipe as written, the beer flavor was a little strong (especially since I was making it for a bunch of ...

Great way to start.. here are some adjustments I made based on my ingredients at home... was amazing as well! 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 tbs celery salt 1/2 diced white...

I've been searching high and low for a great veggie chili and THIS is it! Made it for a Sunday get together and had nothing but rave reviews. I did saute a small onion and some green pepper with...

I was disappointed in this recipe. Maybe my expectations were too high, after all those rave reviews!! :-) If I made it again, I would leave out the cumin, which had a much stronger taste than...

This recipe is fantastic. The first time I made it I couldn't believe how much it made, but it was gone in a blink. The beer is one of the key ingredients here so don't leave it out. Definate...

Good recipe base. It is very hearty, quick, and easy to make. I think that it is a bit too dependent on the chili power and lacking a certain something else. I will definitely experiment wit...

Fantastic chili! I loved it. I recently stopped eating ground beef and was worried I would miss it in this recipe, however it is a very hearty meal and can easily be frozen for later. I will ...

I really enjoyed this chili. I added some textured vegetable protein and made it a little spicier with extra chili powder, cumin and hot sauce. I was amazed that you didn't need salt, but you ...

This recipe is excellent! I sauteed half a medium onion with the garlic and omitted the cheese. I also used spicy pinto beans, extra hot sauce, and crushed red pepper flakes. (Some like it hot...