11 Best Vegan Chili Recipes [Easy Plant-Based Sin Carne Ideas]

Vegan and plant-based chili sin carne ideas for easy and quick dinners. Easy tofu, kidney bean, sweet potato dishes.

Best Vegan Chili Recipes

Vegan chili sin sarne has all the best bits found in traditional chili dishes, but ditches the red meat in favor of starchy vegetables, beans, and plant-based proteins. Finding a good plant-based dinner isn’t easy, but this list of favorite chili sin carne recipes hits the spot.

Kickstart your slow cooker or stovetop and let’s add some heat in the kitchen. From make-ahead chili bowls to instant pot tofu bowls, these plant-based dishes are the perfect weeknight dinner.

Instant Pot Kidney Bean & Red Lentil

Instant Pot Kidney Bean & Red Lentil

This filling and delicious vegan option uses red lentils and kidney beans. The lentils add an amazing texture and adding chiles gives it just the right kick to warm you up from the inside out. It is also high in protein and super easy to make.

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Soy Mince & Red Kidney Bean

Soy Mince & Red Kidney Bean

Perhaps you are new to the vegan lifestyle and want to try something quick and easy but still absolutely delicious. This recipe requires lots of vegetables, giving you a healthy boost of plant-based protein. It goes amazing with rice and even tastes great reheated for the next day. Who doesn’t love leftovers!

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Chunky Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Ancho Chile Powder

Chunky Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Ancho Chile Powder

Oh yes, nothing like a chunky, warm bowl of filling chili on a cold day. Why shouldn’t there be a delicious vegan option as well?

This amazing recipe loads in veggies like sweet potatoes and red peppers, mixed with the beans and corn creating a fall colored masterpiece. Then once that combines with the spices and garlic, BOOM! A flavor you will never forget.

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Tofu, Sweetcorn & Jalapeño

Tofu, Sweetcorn & Jalapeño Vegan Chili

I believe the name of this recipe says it all. It’s thick. It’s meaty. It’s satisfying. It is the ultimate vegan chili.

With this recipe it takes the meaty texture of cooked tofu (or mushrooms if you prefer), the spice of jalapenos, a variety of seasonings and spices, and you have this amazing chili meal that is freezer friendly and delicious for all.

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30-Minute Pinto Bean & Bell Pepper

Easy 30-Minute Pinto Bean & Bell Pepper Vegan Chili

Maybe you are in a hurry, need a quick, comforting meal that doesn’t take to much time. This quick and easy recipe might be for you. Simply take your usual spices, veggies, and bell peppers and this healthy, quick meal can even be stored and fed to your hungry group for a few days after.

Who says perfection takes time?

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Cocoa Powder & Molasses

Cocoa Powder & Molasses Vegan Chili

Here we have, yet another, satisfying and delightful vegan recipe. This simple recipe takes all your usual chili ingredients, while adding unsweetened cocoa or molasses to give it a deeper, fuller flavor. It is a bit different but absolutely mouth-watering!

Throw some avocado or tortilla chips on top, and you have it made!

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Bean & Onion with Cashew Sour Cream

Bean and Onion Chili with Homemade Cashew Sour Cream

What is the absolute best thing to top your chili with? Sour cream of course! That cold, creamy deliciousness on top of that warm comforting chili. It just works so well together.

This recipe gives you a thick, filling chili full of vegetables, two kinds of beans, and a lot of flavor. Then it also gives a delicious, homemade, dairy free, cashew sour cream recipe to top it off. So if your vegan or just dairy free, this is the perfect recipe for you!

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Poblano Pepper & Chipotle Powder

Poblano Pepper & Chipotle Powder Chili

This recipe is packed with protein and fiber, as well as full flavored. Making it a happy and healthy chili option for all. This recipe takes a bit longer, as it needs to be slow cooked but it is well worth wait and effort.

This recipe also calls for a gluten free beer, liquid smoke, and bit of chipotle peppers to really offset all the amazing flavor in this hearty dish.

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Paprika & Maple Syrup Chickpea

Paprika & Maple Syrup Chickpea Chili

This chili recipe is a bit different from the rest. But that doesn’t mean it’s any less mouth-watering. Adding chic-peas and poblano peppers, not to mention A LOT of chili powder. Making it one spicy delight. Then adding buckwheat for a meaty, chewy texture pulling the whole dish together.

Grab a seat and enjoy, it will leave you wanting more!

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Butter Bean & Mushroom

Butter Bean & Mushroom Chili Sin Carne

Perhaps you would like a new twist to this already wonderful dish. We all know kidney and black beans dominate the chili world. But what about butter beans? This interesting new take on chili uses butter beans and mushrooms for a new taste that is sure to surprise you. It is healthy and vegan friendly, while also changing up the traditional take on this amazing dish.

Why not give it a try, it may surprise you!

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Red Pepper, Black Bean, Carrot & Garlic

Instant Pot Red Pepper, Black Bean, Carrot & Garlic Vegan Chili

For all of you insta-pot fanatics like me, this recipe is a great way to go! It uses a great base of veggies like, celery, carrots, and red pepper. It has 2 types of beans and coconut sugar to set off the taste of the seasonings. It is wholesome and fun to make and is leftover friendly. Just in case you want to savor it for another day as well.

Give it a try and see for yourself!

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