Healthy Recipes

Vegetable & Bean Chili

Prepare this delicious chili recipe for an easy and satisfying one-pot meal that is packed with protein and fiber.    

Yields 6-8 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes (optional)
  • 2 15-ounce cans kidney or black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe   6-8

Amount Per Serving:

Calories   152
Total Fat   2.7 g
Total Carbohydrate   26.9 g
Dietary Fiber   9.2 g
Protein   7.5 g


In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Cook the onion for about 5 minutes, until tender. Add the garlic, carrot, peppers, zucchini and spices. Cook the vegetables for another 5-8 minutes or until they soften.

Add the, beans, tomatoes and water and stir to combine. Let the chili gently simmer for about 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally to avoid burning. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve warm with cilantro, sour cream, cheddar cheese, or other toppings if desired.    

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