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🌱 Hearty Vegan Chili Recipe

Looking for a delicious and protein-packed vegan camping meal? Try our hearty vegan chili recipe made with quinoa and black beans. Perfect for one-pot cooking!

Hearty Vegan Chili

You will need:

  • quinoa1 cup of quinoa
  • black beans can1 can of black beans
  • corn can1 can of corn
  • diced tomatoes can1 can of diced tomatoes
  • chopped onion1 onion, chopped
  • minced garlic3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • chili powder1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • cumin1 teaspoon of cumin
  • salt and pepperSalt and pepper to taste
  • vegetable broth2 cups of vegetable broth


  1. First, rinse the quinoa under cold water until the water runs clear to remove any bitterness
  2. In your pot, saute the chopped onion and minced garlic until the onion is translucent
  3. Add the rinsed quinoa, drained black beans, corn, diced tomatoes (with juice), chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper to the pot
  4. Pour in the vegetable broth and stir everything together
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat
  6. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the quinoa is cooked and the broth is mostly absorbed
  7. Serve the chili hot, garnishing with avocado or vegan cheese if desired


This recipe is perfect for camping because it's hearty, filling, and can be made in one pot. Plus, it's packed with protein from the quinoa and black beans.

Embarking on a camping trip doesn't mean you have to compromise on taste or nutrition. With our Hearty Vegan Chili, you can enjoy a warm, delicious meal that's as nutritious as it is satisfying. This one-pot wonder is perfect for those chilly nights under the stars, providing a comforting blend of flavors that will make you feel right at home in the great outdoors.

Our recipe combines the protein-packed goodness of quinoa and black beans with the hearty textures of corn and diced tomatoes. The addition of chili powder and cumin adds a spicy kick, while the vegetable broth brings all the ingredients together into a mouthwatering stew. This meal is not only tasty but also incredibly easy to prepare, even on a campfire!

For those who are new to vegan camping meals, this Hearty Vegan Chili is a great place to start. It's a testament to the fact that delicious one-dish plant-based meals are not only possible but also incredibly satisfying. And if you're looking for more inspiration, you can explore our delicious and easy vegan crockpot recipes for more ideas.

If you're wondering what the best meal you can prepare over a campfire is, this Hearty Vegan Chili is definitely a strong contender. It's simple, nutritious, and requires minimal cleanup - perfect for enjoying the camping experience to the fullest.

And for those who are cooking for a larger group, don't worry. This recipe is easily scalable, and you can find more tips on how to cook an easy vegan meal for a large group on our site. So, gather your ingredients, get your campfire going, and prepare to enjoy a delicious, hearty meal that will fuel your camping adventures.

Remember, camping is all about experiencing the beauty of nature, and what better way to do that than with a delicious, hearty, and healthy vegan meal? So go ahead, give our Hearty Vegan Chili a try, and discover the joy of vegan camping meals!