Instant Pot® Vegan Chili


This simplest vegan chili recipe, made in the Instant Pot® or other multi-functional pressure cooker, is quick, easy, hearty, and perfect for a party. Serve topped with tortilla chips and green onions.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
8 servings


  • 1 large onion, diced

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced

  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 4 tablespoons miso powder

  • 4 tablespoons chili powder

  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • ½ teaspoon oregano

  • 4 tablespoons vegetable broth powder (such as Seitenbacher® Vegetarian Vegetable Broth and Seasoning)

  • 2 (16 ounce) cans 3-bean mix, drained and rinsed

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 (6 ounce) can chopped green chilies

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Add onion and bell pepper and saute for 5 minutes.

  2. Combine water, miso powder, chili powder, coconut milk powder, cumin, paprika, and oregano in a bowl and whisk until blended. Pour into the pot with the onion and add vegetable broth powder. Add 3-bean mix, black beans, pinto beans, corn, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, green chiles, and garlic to the pot and simmer 5 minutes.

  3. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 15 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  4. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

Cook's Notes:

Use any color bell pepper you prefer.

Feel free to wait for a natural release for the pressure cooker if you have the time.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

327 Calories
7g Fat
53g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 327
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Sodium 1668mg 73%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 15g 53%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 45mg 225%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 661mg 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.