Sweet and Spicy Vegan Chili

Recipe by Lt. Amy

Popular with all the vegans, vegetarians and meat eaters in my life. A great balance of flavors.

Top Review by ellie_

This is different from our usual chili, and I think small children may like it as it isn't very spicy even though it uses a lot of chili powder -- it does have a sweetness to it (maybe from the apple juice) that young children may enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and garlic, cover, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the chili powder, brown sugar, cumin, cinnamon, salt, and cayenne.
  4. Add the tomatoes and juice, tomato paste, apple juice, chiles, and beans.
  5. Stir to combine and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat to low, stir in the burger crumbles, and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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