Easy Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by spatchcock

This recipe was originally posted by Zenith. She is no longer active at Recipezaar, but I was and am a huge fan of her recipes, many of which are healthy and low-fat. I've made a close version of this before and it is good. Here are Zenith's original comments: "A quick and easy vegetarian chili. I don't remember where I got this recipe, but I've made it several times, sometimes trying different kinds of beans."

Top Review by Shellbelle

This is a very good vegetarian chili. I substituted 1 can of great northern beans for the chickpeas, and I left out the cider vinegar. Delicious and not too spicey.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray a large nonstick pot with cooking spray.
  2. (Or use oil for sauteing.) Add green pepper, onion and garlic.
  3. Saute over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, or until soft but not brown.
  4. Add remaining ingredients.
  5. Cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot in soup bowls.

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