Mild Vegetarian 3-Bean Chili

This chili is a perfect blend of beans, vegetables, and spices without the heat. We put a bottle of Tabasco® sauce on the table for those who like their chili hot. Delicious with a garnish of grated cheese and sour cream. Can be served on rice.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 large onions, chopped

  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 medium carrot, chopped

  • 1 large clove garlic, minced

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained

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

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

  • 1 ½ tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onions, bell peppers, carrot, and garlic. Saute, stirring often to prevent burning, until soft, 5 to 10 minutes.

  2. Add black beans, diced tomatoes with juice, kidney beans, pinto beans, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

343 Calories
6g Fat
56g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 343
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 1271mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 20g 72%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 78mg 392%
Calcium 171mg 13%
Iron 8mg 46%
Potassium 969mg 21%

* 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.

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