Veggie Chili


Black bean veggie chili, richly spiced, can be ready for dinner or game day in only 30 minutes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 servings


  • 1 tablespoon Spectrum® Olive Oil Extra Virgin Cold Pressed

  • 1 ½ cups chopped red onions

  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper

  • 1 cup chopped celery

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 1 (340 gram) package Yves Veggie Cuisine® Mexican Veggie Ground Round

  • 1 ½ tablespoons chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 (796 mL) can diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 2 (540 mL) cans Yves Veggie Cuisine® Organic Black Beans, canned

  • 1 (398 mL) can tomato sauce

  • 1 cup Imagine® Organic Vegetable Broth

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro (Optional)


  1. Heat olive oil in a large, non-stick pot over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onions, green pepper, celery and garlic. Cook and stir until vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes.

  3. Add Yves Veggie Ground Round, chili powder, cumin, oregano, coriander, red pepper flakes and cinnamon. Mix well and cook for 1 more minute.

  4. Add undrained tomatoes, beans, tomato sauce, broth, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered for 20 minutes.

  5. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro (if using). Serve hot.


When selecting canned beans for this recipe, choose from red kidney beans, black beans, chickpeas, navy beans, cannelloni beans or even lentils.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

281 Calories
5g Fat
43g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 281
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 1039mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 15%
Dietary Fiber 12g 41%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 31mg 155%
Calcium 77mg 6%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 671mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.