"Fool the Meat Eaters" Chili

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by jellie

This recipe was adapted by my mother and myself from meat chili. We fed it to my dad and only told him afterwards it wasn't meat - he couldn't tell the difference! This is a fast and filling meal and is even better, cold or warm, the next day! I serve leftovers with tortilla chips or in a wrap. Also good with sour cream and/or cheese on top.

Top Review by moonsy

My whole family loved this recipe which happens to include two very serious carnivores. Plus it's easy to make. We added 1/2 tsp cumin and oregano for some extra spice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rehydrate TVP if needed.
  2. Spray or oil a large pot.
  3. Chop the onion, hot peppers (if using- it is best to wear rubber gloves when cutting the hot ones!), and garlic and add to the pot.
  4. Chop remaining vegetables, add to pot and brown lightly.
  5. Add remaining ingredients; stir well and simmer at least 15 minutes.
  6. Taste (This is important!) Adjust spices to taste.
  7. Simmer an additional 15 minutes or so.
  8. Serve with garlic bread, toast, or on rice.

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