Meatless Chili Recipe
Meatless Chili Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo
Publisher Photo
"My husband is a big meat eater, so when he's out of town, I try to cut back on meat and make this hearty chili," relates Eve Visser of South Bend, Indiana. "It's very quick and easy."
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (16 ounces) hot chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Mexican stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 4 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

In a large saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Top each serving with sour cream and cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Meatless Chili in Light & Tasty December/January 2005, p33

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 318 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 1148mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 14g fiber), 16g protein.

  • 1 can (16 ounces) hot chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Mexican stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 4 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Top each serving with sour cream and cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Meatless Chili in Light & Tasty December/January 2005, p33

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forMeatless Chili

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
havingfunwithmyfamily User ID: 7043692 57968
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2014

"I love, love that this is such a simple, and fast recipe! It's literally on the table within 30 minutes. It's also delicious! I agree...you do not miss the meat! I did not have the Mexican Stewed Tomatoes, but I did have Italian stewed tomatoes on hand - they were just fine. I did use 2 cans to get a little more juice in my chili. Oddly enough, I had a can of Mexican style corn! So it all worked out! This is a recipe that doesn't suffer with bean, or vegetable substitutions. So, when your stock is running low - you can improvise!"

MY REVIEW
violetrayne User ID: 4265589 64154
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2011

"This recipe is great for vegetarians! I had to add just a little water to make it souper for me."

MY REVIEW
SarahinMN User ID: 4927921 130394
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2010

"This is so good you won't miss the meat! I make a double-batch of this about once a month and freeze 1/2 of it in single servings. Wonderful!"

MY REVIEW
Cottage Rose User ID: 4533128 145166
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2010

"Super easy to make and delicious. Used Bush's chili Beans in mild sauce (no meat) and reduced the spice amounts slightly."

MY REVIEW
rethea User ID: 2134390 130393
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2009

"Love this! easy to make. This is a keeper."

Loading Image