Vegetarian Chili Recipes

Chili isn’t just for meat lovers. Check out these vegetarian chili recipes, including slow cooker chili, vegetable chili, meatless chili, bean chili, chunky chili and more.

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Southwest Vegetarian Chili

My vegetarian daughter inspired me to develop this nutritious, meatless chili recipe. No one will miss the meat! I use vine-ripened tomatoes, cilantro and peppers from my garden plus fresh local corn from the farmers market. —Cindy Beberman, Orland Park, Illinois

Carrot and Lentil Chili

I make this lentil chili in the fall or spring. I love the satisfying combination of fresh bright orange carrots...


This Is the Vegan Chili Recipe You’ve Been Waiting For

Think a delicious chili isn't possible without meat or dairy? Think again! This vegan chili is rich and hearty, thanks...


Vegetarian Red Bean Chili

9 reviews

For a vegetarian red bean chili that meat lovers would like, this recipe is healthy and tastes great. It takes...


Cheesy Chili Fries

3 reviews

My family is all about chili fries, but restaurant versions pile on the calories. For a healthier approach, bake the...

Spicy Meatless Chili

Before I retired, this recipe was a mainstay in our house. I could prepare the ingredients the night before, and...


Chili with Baked Beans

Leftover baked beans are the key to this thick and hearty chili from Marcy Cella of L'Anse, Michigan. She simmers...

Zippy Vegetarian Chili

3 reviews

Hominy and garbanzo beans are interesting additions to this zippy chili recipe that uses canned goods from the cupboard. I...


Barbecued Turkey Chili

5 reviews

The first time I made this, it won first prize at a chili cook-off. It takes just minutes to mix...


Slow-Cooker Vegan Chili

7 reviews

I combine ingredients for this hearty slow-cooker vegan chili the night before, start my trusty slow cooker in the morning...


Meatless Chili Mac

18 reviews

I came across this recipe in a newspaper years ago and it’s been a hit at our house ever since....

Hearty Vegetarian Chili

7 reviews

Rich and flavorful, this chili is absolutely packed with fun veggies like mushrooms, beans and sun-dried tomatoes. It's so filling,...


Contest-Winning Vegetarian Chili

34 reviews

My husband and I love vegetarian Dutch oven recipes—and this vegetarian chili is one of our favorites. It makes...


Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

59 reviews

My whole family enjoys this sweet potato black bean chili, but my daughter especially loves it. I like to make...


Bean & Bulgur Chili

8 reviews

A hot bowl of this zesty bulgur and bean chili will warm you throughout the year. The bulgur adds amazing...


Chunky Vegetarian Chili

3 reviews

This robust chili teams rice, kidney and pinto beans, and a variety of colorful vegetables for a hearty meatless meal....