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You won't even miss the meat at all in this super-flavorful veggie-packed vegetarian chili that comes together in only 30 minutes! Perfect for a healthier game-day dinner!
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5 from 4 votes

30-Minute Vegetarian Chili

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 -8 servings
Calories 153kcal


  • 1 medium onion finely diced
  • 2 carrots diced into 1/4-in cubes
  • 1 large sweet potato diced into 1/4-in cubes
  • 1 stalk celery finely diced
  • 2 medium sweet peppers diced into 1/4-in pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can 28 oz diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can 15 oz black beans, drained
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder or less, depending on how spicy you like your chili
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a dutch oven or large pot, saute onion, carrot, sweet potato, celery, pepper, and garlic in olive oil over medium-high heat until vegetables just begin to soften.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add diced tomatoes, black beans, tomato sauce, water, seasonings, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste. Cover and let chili simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally until vegetables are tender. Enjoy chili hot!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.3g | Sodium: 299mg | Fiber: 7.5g | Sugar: 9.6g