I Can’t Believe It’s Only Vegetables in My Chili!

I Can’t Believe It’s Only Vegetables in My Chili!

I Can't Believe It's Only Vegetables in My Chili!


3 – 14.5 oz cans kidney beans
1 – 14.5 oz can stewed tomatoes with green chilies
1 – 8 oz can tomato sauce
1 cup water
1 medium onion
1 medium zucchini
8 oz. mushrooms (approx. 2 1/2 cups)
3 garlic cloves, pressed
2 Tbsp chili powder
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp olive oil


Drain and rinse beans, set aside. Coarsely chop zucchini, mushrooms, and onion each separately in food processor. Heat olive oil in large pot, lightly sauté onions, approximately 3-5 minutes. Add beans, zucchini, and mushrooms. Mix thoroughly. Press garlic and sprinkle seasonings over vegetable mixture. Add canned tomatoes, tomato sauce, and water. Stir chili, simmer over medium-low heat for 25-30 minutes.

Notes: If you want to increase the heat of your chili, add 2 teaspoons black pepper. If you want to make your chili mild, use plain stewed tomatoes


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One thought on “I Can’t Believe It’s Only Vegetables in My Chili!

  1. My daughter loved this. She said she couldn’t believe it didn’t have any meat in it. She beat me to the left-overs….you snooze, you loose 😉

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