Vegan Chilli with 9 Plant Points

The best thing you can do for your immune system when it’s fighting sickness is to eat more plants. ⁣Often when people think of eating more fruits and vegetables, it is made out to be difficult or something that would otherwise not taste very good. But, there are many flavorful ways to fit more plants into your diet. Enjoy this plant-point-filled, vegan chilli going into the New Year!

Vegan Chilli

🥘Vegan Chilli


  • Two 15oz cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • One can chili beans, not drained
  • 1 packed cup finely diced red onion
  • 5 extra-large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper (this may vary depending on your beans)
  • 2 1/2 cups broth
  • 1 cup (240g) medium-heat smooth salsa (IF your salsa is rather chunky, PUREE it first into a smooth consistency similar to applesauce, as you need and want the liquid and flavor to spread out into the soup)
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 T tamari
  • 1 cup celery
  • 1 cup carrots
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup soaked or cooked lentils


  • sliced avocado
  • lime wedges
  • freshly chopped cilantro
  • oil-free tortilla strips (see directions)


  1. Blend diced tomatoes, tomato paste, bone broth and spices
  2. Add to pot
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients to the pot
    1. Cover and set the pot to Chili setting (30 min)
    2. Allow it to naturally decompress
    1. Cover and set it on low for 6-8 hrs

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Bon Appetite, Ana-Maria Temple, MD



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