Plant based vegan black bean chilli

This delicious, filling Plant Based Vegan Black Bean Chilli is easy to make and if you double the ingredients you can enough to keep for lunch the next day and eat it as a filling for a burrito.

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Plant Based Vegan Black Bean Chilli

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4


  • Pots
  • Wooden spoon
  • Sharp paring knives


  • 64 g water
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 400 g rinsed drained, cooked black beans
  • 400 g can chopped tomatoes
  • 64 g plant-based stock
  • 64 g frozen corn
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon chilli sauce such as adobo
  • 256 g brown rice
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped or minced


  • Heat the water in a large pot and add the onion, pepper, garlic, oregano and cumin. Cook over a medium heat for about 5 minutes until the onion is soft. Cook the brown rice as per the packet instructions.
  • Add the beans, tomatoes, stock, corn, crushed red chilli and sauce. Cover and stir occasionally for about 20 minutes or until the mixture has thickened.
  • Spoon the chilli into warm bowls an serve with the brown rice.

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