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Awesome Vegan Chili Con Carne

Awesome Vegan Chili Con Carne

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chill con carne, Vegetarian chilli con carne
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 534 kcal


  • 1 tabs olive oil
  • 1 brown onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1 sweet potato medium size
  • 1 can red kidney beans
  • 1 can lentils
  • 1 can tomato soup
  • 1 tabs ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • chili flakes just a pinch (add more if you like it hotter)


  1. Heat the oven to 180 Celsius.

  2. Cut the sweet potato in half lengthways and place onto a baking tray, sprinkle with a little olive oil and salt and pepper and bake till cooked and golden in colour.

  3. Drain the lentils and set aside.

  4. When the sweet potato is cooked and cooled, remove the skins and lightly mash with a fork but keep it kind of chunky in texture.

  5. Heat the oil in a largish frypan over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic and capsicum and stir and cook for around 5 minutes.

  6. Add the spices, cumin, coriander, paprika and chili flakes and cook for a minute or till the aromatic.

  7. Add the lentil, kidney beans and sweet potato to the pan along with the can of tomato soup and cook gently till combined and thickened slightly. Around 5 minutes or so.

  8. Serve with guacamole, corn chips, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, lime wedges and soft fluffy rice. Whatever your fancy.

Nutrition Facts
Awesome Vegan Chili Con Carne
Amount Per Serving
Calories 534 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 0.4g3%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 28mg1%
Potassium 1590mg45%
Carbohydrates 94g31%
Fiber 40g167%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 1814IU36%
Vitamin C 56mg68%
Calcium 110mg11%
Iron 11mg61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.