Veggie chilli con carne. This easy chilli con carne recipe is a quick and classic sharing option for a casual night with friends. Find out how to make it at BBC Good Food. Today I'm going back to basics and re-making an old favourite: Chilli Con Carne.
This meatless (aka vegan) chili proves that you can still enjoy your favourite meals, but in a new, animal friendly way. The lentils and beans ensure the chili is hearty and filling, while the peppers, onion and corn give it that real chili con carne feel. Try our mushroom chilli with lime soured cream. You can cook Veggie chilli con carne using 9 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Veggie chilli con carne
- Prepare 1 tin of tomatoes.
- It’s 1 tin of kidney beans.
- It’s 1 packet of vegan mince.
- You need 1 of large handful of mushrooms (any).
- It’s 1 clove of garlic.
- Prepare 1 of level teaspoon of chilli powder.
- You need of Fresh or dried chilli (to taste).
- Prepare 1 tablespoon of oil.
- You need of Salt and pepper (to taste).
This chilli con carne is vegetarain, gluten free and low in calories. Try our simple healthy twist on a family classic, chilli con carne. This version is not only vegetarian Check out more of our best veggie recipes here. Chilli con carne is an all-time favourite party dish that's incredibly easy to make, served here with a little grated chocolate for a bit of Mexican authenticity.
Veggie chilli con carne step by step
- Heat the oil in a pan. Chop the mushrooms and garlic and fry in the oil until mushrooms are soft. Add the vegan mince and fry for 3 minutes..
- Drain and wash the kidney beans and add to the pan. Add the tin of tomatoes and increase the heat to a slow simmer. Add your chilli powder and a teaspoon of chopped fresh or dried chilli (or to your taste)..
- Cook on medium heat for around 15 minutes. You can add more tomatoes or a little water if it looks to dry. Serve with your choice of side (I chose brown rice) and a topping from the options above. Mine was vegan sour cream, yum!.
Make your chilli in advance for even better flavour. A delicious vegetarian chilli made with freshly diced onion, carrots, capsicums, mushrooms, sweetcorn and kidney beans. Chilli con carne: correctly served on rice, but missing the required toppings – and what is that side salad all about? Veggie chilli stands on its own merits, particularly when no attempt is made to directly substitute the meat (Quorn has all the character of polystyrene packing material). Compared to chili con carne (meaning, with meat), our healthy and savory vegan bean chili is low in fat and high in fiber, setting you up for diet success!