Classic Vegan Chili

Classic Vegan Chili
30 min
25 min
Makes 6 servings
COMFORT FOOD WITH A VEGAN TWIST. Recipe by Gabrielle at Eat. Drink. Shrink

• Vegan recipes do not use any ingredients of animal origin including eggs, dairy, or honey.
• Recipes are vegan when prepared with the specified ingredients.


  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 white onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 2 teaspoons vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, diced
  • 8 ounces SWEET EARTH Enlightened Foods Awesome Grounds
  • 1 can (16 ounces) black beans
  • 1 can (16 ounces) red beans
  • 1 can (29 ounces) organic crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 cup avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup vegan cheese
  • 1 jalapeño, diced
  • Vegan sour cream (as desired)


Step 1
In a pan, heat garlic with olive oil and cook until fragrant.
Step 2
Add the onions, liquid smoke, Worcestershire, cumin and chili powder and cook till clear, then add the peppers and diced chiles in adobo sauce. Cook for 5 minutes.
Step 3
Add Sweet Earth Awesome Grounds. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
Step 4
Rinse all of the beans to remove excess sodium and then throw them in a large pot on medium heat with the crushed tomatoes and precooked quinoa.
Step 5
Add the onions and peppers to the large pot. As everything begins to simmer add the cilantro to the pot. For the best flavor let simmer for a few hours.
Step 6
Serve topped with white onion, fresh tomatoes, avocado, cheese, jalapeños and sour cream!