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Veggie Chilli Con Carne

Published Sunday, 10 January, 2010 by James Allen

Vegetarian Chilli using beans instead of meat



  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 Tin of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 Bell Pepper (Green Red or Orange)
  • Tomato Paste
  • Oregano
  • Corriander
  • Chilli Powder
  • Chilli Flakes (Optional)
  • 1/2 Tin of Kidney Beans
  • 1/2 Tin of Haricot Beans
  • 1/2 Tin of Butter Beans


Dice the onions and finely chop the garlic. Place these in the pan with a little oil and fry until soft. Also fry off the pepper with the onions and garlic

In a separate saucepan put the tin of tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, and corriander. Bring these contents to the boil.

When the onions have fried, add them to the tomato mix and reduce to a simmer. Then add the tins of beans and add chilli powder and flakes to taste depending how spicy you like chilli.

Allow to simmer for 20 minutes.

Serve on a bed of rice

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